Christopher Nolan Essays

  • Inception, by Christopher Nolan

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    idea in a victim’s subconscious so that the victim truly believes the implemented idea is his or her own inspiration? The mind-boggling Inception is a 148 minute science-fiction action movie written, co-produced, and directed masterfully by Christopher Nolan. Distributed by Warner Bros, Inception stars renowned actors and actresses, such as Leonardo DiCaprio as Dom Cobb and Ellen Page as Ariadne. The movie is rated PG-13 for “sequences of violence and action throughout,” and the MPPA (Motion Picture

  • Christopher Nolan Research Paper

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    directors nowadays is Christopher Nolan. Christopher Nolan’s auteurship has successfully make him the ‘author of the movie’. In three of his most iconic works, Inception, The Prestige and Interstellar, Nolan combines elements of bending the storyline’s chronology, using labyrinth both metaphorically and literally, making using of Victorian aesthetics and elements of suspense as his creative signature in the movies. The three movies in which we point out elements that signifies Nolan as an auteur are:

  • Why Is Christopher Nolan A Mastermind

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    his savviness to his intellect Christopher Nolan is not only a versionary, but also is a mastermind. Its easy to say that the Dark Knight trilogoy is what put Christopher Nolan out there, but all the work that he gave us before that is nothing short of phenominal. Christopher Nolan is my by far my favorite directors, and one of my favorite parts about his work is how he can avoid cliché endings, and still make leaving the theater wanting more. Even when Christopher Nolan was just six years old, he would

  • Christopher Nolan Research Paper

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    Top 5 Christopher Nolan films. Christopher Nolan is undoubtedly one of the best directors Hollywood has seen. His style of film-making leaves us awestruck every time. There’s always a “jaws-drop, eyes-pop” expression on our face while watching his movie. The marvellous shots and sequences in every film and the narrative structure in each of his films are unique as well, he always puts up a whole new experience in every other film. With Dunkirk releasing next year, one of the most awaited movies we

  • Film Industry: Christopher Nolan

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    Best known for his unique and non-linear style and to many people as the best director of the past decade, Christopher Jonathan James Nolan or just simply Christopher Nolan, is one of the most talented and influential film directors and screenwriters of our time. He, like most directors have never studied film and is a self-taught filmmaker. In this essay I am going to write about his early life and how he got into filmmaking. His early career and his rise to fame with Batman movies, his personal

  • Christopher Nolan Research Paper

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    many other celebrated directors in the filmmaking industry. Christopher Nolan is the man behind the movies he created for the past decades and is one of the most successful filmmakers of the 21st century. Nolan’s films demonstrates many of his trademarks and style that has captivated audiences with his intelligent storytelling, psychological insight and unorthodox narrative. He has been praised by other famous directors such as Paul

  • Memento Written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan

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    most definitely agree that non-linear narrative have deeply influence how subjects are presented and percieved in visual culture. In order to suppost this statement, I have chosen two films as examples; Memento written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan also being the director. (2000) and 500 Days Of Summer written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, directed by Marc Webb, (2009). Experimentation with non-linear structure in film dates back to the silent film era, including

  • Inception: A Christopher Nolan Movie

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    into our future thought process. Appreciated by both critics and the public, Inception is a movie that challenges the whole concept of consciousness, portraying science fiction in a positive and stark manner in its process. This inspirational Christopher Nolan directed motion picture redefines science fiction with its complex theme and lack of advanced hypothetical technologies, but doesn’t fall short to take the public on an exceptional and thrilling adventure with its contributing special effects

  • Analysis Of Inception

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    There is only one word to describe Christopher Nolan’s latest science fiction film, Inception- epic. As expected from Nolan who has directed two hugely successful films “Batman Begins” and “The Dark Knight” (not forgetting Nolan’s recent blockbuster, Interstellar), Inception was truly a wonderful masterpiece with Nolan’s skillful dark narrative style. Inception will be one of the most spellbinding, minds boggling and baffling science fiction you will ever watch apart from Matrix (2000). Inception

  • Ambiguity In Inception

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    Released in 2010, the motion picture Inception is a science fiction/heist film directed by acclaimed director Christopher Nolan (who also directed the Batman Begins trilogy, among other films) that follows Dom Cobb, a professional thief who infiltrates the minds of his victims via their dreams. Cobb, portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio, is on the run after the death of his wife, Mal, leaves him a suspect. Trying to get back to his children, he accepts a job from Mr. Saito who says that he can get Cobb

  • The Joker Analysis

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    Ledger. Batman’s director Tim Burton gave Nicholson’s Joker an identity outside the Joker persona: an identity that effects his motivations and the overall tone of the film as being filled with revenge. In contrast, The Dark Knight’s director Christopher Nolan focuses on the mental connection between Ledger’s Joker and Batman (Christian Bale) through juxtaposing Joker’s anarchy to Batman’s morality. The motivations behind each portrayal are reflected in the way their respective personas were created

  • Christopehr Nolan's Inception

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    Christopher Nolan, the british-american director of the critically acclaimed “Momento” and the most recent “Batman” movies has a fearless mentality for the complicated plots and epic themes which his films bestow. And one of his most epic new thrillers and astonishing new story is his 2010, “Inception.” Over ten years, Nolan had contemplated the idea of a movie around the dream world where action scenes could be manipulated and redoubled continuously. And that time of sitting on the idea led Nolan

  • Christopher Nolan's Use Of Vigilante Justice In The Dark Night

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    The film ‘The Dark Night’ directed by, Christopher Nolan, is a film about a League of Shadows that has been destroyed, but when a sadistic criminal mastermind who calls himself The Joker takes over the crime mob. Batman return to battle his greatest psychological threat yet. But with half the police force conspiring with this new menace but, as usual Batman manages to finish it off. Christopher Nolan, has used many significant scenes throughout the film the theme of Vigilante justice is not justice

  • Christopher Nolan's Inception

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    In 2010 Christopher Nolan wrote and directed a Warner Brothers award-winning film called, “Inception”. One might claim that Christopher Nolan’s directorial style worked with the film “Inception” because of his previous award winning movies. Before Christopher Nolan directed “Inception” he directed films such as, Insomnia in 2002, Batman Begins in 2005, and The Prestige in 2006. Christopher Nolan is definely a director that understand the concept behind a good action mystery thriller. Throughout this

  • Analysis Of Batman

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    films, film viewers have had the chance to appreciate different versions of the Batman 's movies. The Joker, being one of the most classical villains in DC Universe is portrayed in different aspects. Analyzing Tim Burton 's Batman (1989) and Christopher Nolan 's The Dark Knight (2008), viewers can assimilate but also differentiate the Joker in couple ways. In Batman (1989) by Tim Burton, Jack Nicholson played the role of the Joker. One important fact of his evaluation as the Joker in this movie

  • The Dark Knight and Defining Evil

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    especially our entertainment. Films like The Dark Knight portray how evil can range from a true hero that is seen as a threat or villain to society to maniac that kills steals and wreaks havoc with no reason, like The Joker. In The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan portrays the difficulty in defining evil and the many forms evil can take in our society through the complex relationships between Batman, The Joker and Harvey Dent. William Hart describes clearly how difficult evil is to define and it is apparent

  • Reality In The Movie Inception

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    Inception was one of the films that make you question what is reality compared to a dream. Christopher Nolan does an amazing job on having the viewers really think about what is going on throughout the whole movie. Nolan uses different angle shots, crazy rotations, and a great story to have this amazing film hit theaters. This film was not only to have viewers question “what is reality,” but it also is a rollercoaster ride throughout the whole entire film. Inception means implanting an idea into

  • Similarities Between The Dark Knight and the 9/11 Attacks

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    Introduction: In 2005 Christopher Nolan spearheaded the commercial re-boot of the Batman franchise with the movie Batman Begins, the movie achieved wide critical acclaim, and, subsequently generated, talk of a sequel. In the summer of 2008, after a vast amount of advertising and viral marketing, the highly anticipated sequel was finally released. The film 'The Dark Knight' grossed almost $67,165,092 in its first day and went on to break countless box office records. Later the next year the film

  • Memento Film Themes

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    with relatively difficult subject matter or techniques” (2). In this case, it seems that the blockbuster style of producing films, which emphasizes keeping the viewer encapsulated in the story world, limits what Nolan does best, which is confusing the viewer using difficult techniques. Nolan was able to take this viewer manipulation to a whole new level in his independently produced film, but had to water it down for the blockbuster, demonstrating that in this case, the different interests and characteristics

  • William Winchur Inception

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    He doesn’t argue for or against the film’s quality as a piece of cinema, but he does argue that it falls apart when it comes to its use of neuroscience. Comparatively, he thinks that another of Christopher Nolan’s films, Memento, holds a greater portrayal of neuroscience in its protagonist’s amnesia and how it holds him back from being able to mourn his wife and have a future where he can move on past it. Similar to the first article I chose, he argues