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Logan Proves That Superhero Movies Have Yet to Solve Their Villain Problem

Spoilers Ahead

Let’s get one thing out of the way up front; I loved Logan. Easily the best superhero movie of the last few years, as it used it’s R-rating smartly to deliver what I consider to be the quintessential superhero experience. 1,598 more words


Christopher Nolan's "Batman Begins" (2005)

After the completion of INSOMNIA, Nolan used his newfound access to studio resources to develop an ambitious project on the life of Howard Hughes.  The film would purportedly have starred Jim Carrey as the reclusive billionaire, if he hadn’t scrapped it following his discovery that Martin Scorsese was about to embark on shooting THE AVIATOR with Leonardo DiCaprio.   4,720 more words


Christopher Nolan blog-a-thon: ‘Interstellar’ (Week 7)

Well folks, we’ve come to the final week of the Christopher Nolan blog-a-thon! We’ll be wrapping things up with his most recent film, “Interstellar.” Thank you again to my husband, Aaron, for joining me on this blog-a-thon; I might have to invite him back to talk about Nolan’s new movie, “Dunkirk,” which is coming out this summer. 1,569 more words

Christopher Nolan's "Insomnia" (2002)

MEMENTO caught the eye of many established Hollywood players– most notably, actor/director George Clooney and indie iconoclast Steven Soderbergh.  Their frequent collaborations together, especially as producers, cultivated a shared taste in talent, and they both saw in Nolan the perfect candidate to helm a project they had in development over at Alcon Entertainment– a remake of a Norwegian film from 1997 named INSOMNIA, about a detective investigating a grisly murder in an isolated town located so far north that the sun doesn’t set for months at a time.   1,564 more words



Following is a 1998 British neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan in his directorial debut. The film stars Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell, and John Nolan, Christopher’s uncle.  569 more words


Christopher Nolan [5.2] -- The Blockbusters Begin

5.2: THE BLOCKBUSTERS BEGIN is the second chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his trailblazing forays into big-budget studio filmmaking:



Nolans Doodlebug

Doodlebug is among the third short film written,shot and directed by Christopher Nolan at his earlier years of filmmaking. Starring Jeremy Theobald who went on to act again in Nolans first debut feature film “following”,doodlebug contains one element i.e Droste, we would find recurring in his later works including Memento,Inception and Interstellar. 622 more words