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    Hollywood motion pictures often display their historical moments in appealing ways. The latest Batman movie, the dark knight (2008), directed by the one and only Christopher Nolan, is a perfect example of that. Like many superhero movies, it has a hero and an anti-hero. Featuring Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman who is the hero and Heath Ledger as the Joker who played the anti-hero. The Joker’s main purpose is to bring chaos to the people of Gotham city, so Batman must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological trial run of his capability to fight injustice. Christopher Nolan was greatly influenced by the Joker comics which debut in 1940, the 1988 graphic novel the killing Joke, and the 1996 series the long Halloween, which…

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    The Dark Knight There are few films that bring out the inner hero in people or simply the desire to do good, other than those about super heroes. The Dark Knight is no exception to the rule, as Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) also known as Batman is face to face with his greatest enemy the ever the sinister Joker (Heath Ledger). The director Christopher Nolans film adaptation on the Batman has a much darker and moral tone than others before it. From the dark streets of Gotham, the fictitious city…

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    Dark Knight Rationale

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    main villain, the Joker, who represents anarchy and chaos, a constant and unstoppable force whose origins we can’t explain. Also, the movie deals with the constant struggle Batman (Christian Bale) has with himself. Bruce Wayne is in constant struggle with himself, as he’s being drawn into his dark, inner urges of annihilating the bad guys instead of bringing them to justice, and breaking his moral code in order to make justice happens in a city where crimes seems to be all that happens. In…

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    With this kind of power, he can go on to create just about anything his mind could desire. However, it is not just Nolan’s creative prowess and devotion to his movies that make them so incredible. It is the performance that he is able to draw from his renowned actors and actresses that pushes his movies the extra mile. The people casted in Nolan’s top films are generally top notch actors and actresses in their own rights, including Tom Hardy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Christian…

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    Origin Of Batman's Story

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    As his first choice, Nolan casted Christian Bale as Batman. Bale was known to be an extremist and known as a method actor. He would devote all his time to actual become the character. Bale gained 70 pounds, in pure muscle, in eight weeks to prepare for his role. What many actors fail at, is when they try to be mix Batman’s personality with his alter ego personality, Bruce Wayne as one individual. Bale overcame this obstacle by separating the time he had, into preparing for both roles, as if they…

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    up from a side truck following them. There are plenty of events in the movie that are like the ones above. Batman is a well-known superhero. Originally a comic, the Batman series has been turned into a variety of things. Before The Dark Knight, there had been three movies made featuring him as the lead superhero. Excluding the three movies with Batman as the lead, there have been many movies made that have him against another superhero, or in a crew of superheroes. Besides movies, there are…

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    The movie The Prestige follows an intricate and remarkable story about the rivalry between the two 20th century magicians, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden. Directed by Christopher Nolan, this movie’s story grows from simple acquaintances to taking drastic measures just to one-up each other, and be the better magician. The movie contains many plot twists, the largest of which was that Borden and his ingénieur Fallon were actually twins in disguise. This and some of the other plot twists were…

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    The Dark Knight

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    The Dark Knight is considered to be Christopher Nolan’s “magnum opus” of sorts. Boasting a thrilling plotline, intense action, and one of the most sinister antagonists of recent times, it has become a classic in film history. On the surface, we may see it as a popcorn flick, a blockbuster designed to entertain the masses, but at its core it is much more. Nolan’s work contains ethical questions that each and every one of us grapples with in our daily lives. The characterization of these people…

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    Batman

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    Christopher Nolan is a director who has won many awards due to his films, even though he has only been a director since 1998. A lot of the time Christopher Nolan uses low lighting, backlighting, jump cuts and a lot of close ups to try to portray messages into his film; especially his use of sound which is used to create suspense in the audience. I have chosen Christopher Nolan's 2005 masterpiece Batman Begins to analyze. I have decided to look at 'The Train Scene' in the film -This scene has a…

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    The Dark Knight (2008) is the second of the three movies in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” trilogy. The first movie being Batman Begins (2005), and the most recent movie being The Dark Knight Rises (2012). The trilogy follows the story of a young Bruce Wayne up to the developed Batman we know today. Nolan 's outstanding creativity allowed him to take a completely different view on what was once just a children 's comic book. Also, the performances of all the actors were spectacular, but…

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