Maybe it's the late hour of the day, but my inner 10-year-old boy is cheering over this video right now. Earlier today this video hit the Internet that shows the former Brach’s Candy building in Chicago blowing up (safely) for the filming of The Dark Knight, next year's Batman movie (of which you can see all the awesome production stills here). I know that things like this are terrifying when they happen in real life, but watching the building explode for a movie is so totally cool — and seeing everything — the building, the firetruck — emblazoned with "Gotham" is neat, too. To watch the video, read more
Thanks to HollywoodChicago for the heads up!