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‘Tenet’ (2020): The Film that Killed Theatrical Blockbusters?

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan Screenplay by: Christopher Nolan || Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh Music by: Ludwig Göransson || Cinematography: Hoyte van Hoytema || Edited by: Jennifer Lame || Country: United Kingdom, United States || Language: English Running Time: 150 … Continue reading

The Devil on Your Shoulder, Part II: Let Fear Find You Again

Another series of films that deal with obvious, yet not on-the-nose representations of Jungian shadows or shoulder angels are Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight (2005, 2008, 2012) franchise. In the broadest terms, the trilogy could be interpreted as a thematic analysis of fear, how it can evolve from an enemy to an ally. Batman Begins introduces this … Continue reading

‘Inception’ (2010): Christopher Nolan’s Most Self-Indulgent Picture, Yet

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan Screenplay by: Christopher Nolan || Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Wally Pfister || Edited by: Lee Smith || Country: United States, United Kingdom || … Continue reading

‘Dunkirk’ (2017): Christopher Nolan Changes It Up

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan Screenplay by: Christopher Nolan || Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Hoyte van Hoytema || Edited by: Lee Smith || Country: … Continue reading

A Little Cocky, Here: Top Five Overrated Filmmakers

A proud pastime of movie-lovers the world over is debating whose favorite filmmakers are better than others. It’s remarkably similar to how sports fans boast over their favorite sports franchises or players, or how music-buffs argue whose beloved artist is more “mainstream” or “selling out” or is more influential. Debates over favorite filmmakers, namely directors, are … Continue reading

The Kids Are Alright: The 10 Most Effective Remakes, Reboots, and Re-Imaginings in Hollywood

Every cinephile has opinions on film remakes, franchise reboots, or brand-name title “re-imaginings,” or however/whatever you define them. Remakes have become so prevalent in today’s saturated pop culture markets because film industries like Hollywood recognize the marketability, brand recognition, and overall financial security that an already established title has with the masses. Remakes of classic … Continue reading

‘Interstellar’ (2014): The Ultimate Christopher Nolan Movie

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan, Lynda Obst Screenplay by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan || Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Josh Stewart, Mackenzie Foy, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Topher Grace Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: … Continue reading

‘Man of Steel’ (2013): Superman Finds His Inner Christopher Nolan

Directed by: Zack Snyder || Produced by: Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Deborah Snyder Screenplay by: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan || Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, Russell Crowe Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Amir Mokri || Editing by: David … Continue reading

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (2012): Christopher Nolan’s Bloated Style Catches Up with Him

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven Screenplay by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan || Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman, Mathew Modine Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Wally Pfister || Editing by: Lee Smith || Country: United States, … Continue reading

‘The Dark Knight’ (2008): The Crime Drama We Deserved

Directed by: Christopher Nolan || Produced by: Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Charles Roven Screenplay by: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan || Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Eric Roberts, Chin Han Music by: Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard || Cinematography: Wally Pfister || Editing by: Lee Smith || … Continue reading