Christopher Nolan

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  • Christopher Nolan As An Auteur

    understand why Christopher Nolan as a director is, nowadays, considered as an auteur, it is important to rehash the French film critics’, of Cahiers du cinéma, theory of the auteur. “Astruc argued that cinema was potentially a means of expression as subtle and complex as written language. He argued that cinema too was a language, ‘a form in which and by which an artist can express his thoughts, however abstract they may be, or translate his obsessions exactly as he does in a contemporary essay or novel’” (Fabe 121). Christopher Nolan, indeed, moving upwards from independent film-making to the Hollywood film industry, has developed a certain style of artistic expression, whether that is his choice of directorial decisions, sound…

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  • Analysis Of Tim Burton's Superhero Movies

    Batman tries to assign his job as the Dark Knight to Harvey Dent because of the increase of innocent victims, but he fall prey to the Joker’s stratagem. The scene that the Joker saying, “There is no going back… You’ve changed things forever” clearly shows that the existential conflict of Batman. In the film, the Joker says, “I don’t want to kill you. What would I do without you? … No.. You… You… compete me... To them, you’re just a freak, like me.” It tells that Batman is the man who created a…

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  • Origin Of Batman's Story

    Batman is a billionaire orphan who uses his resources to eliminate the evil within his world, such as his nemesis the Joker. The origin of Batman’s story can be traced back to May 1939, when the character was written and drawn by a company called detective comics. In the early 1900s, reading was done by almost everyone because it was essential in education. The company, detective comics catered to the public with outlandish stories of batman, entertaining the public in new and unique ways. Ever…

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  • The Theme Of Inception, By Christopher Nolan

    Christopher Nolan, the genius behind the movie idea “Inception” created plot that blew people’s mind. Inception was the kind of movie that got people thinking and trying to unravel its complex twist while yet entertained and thrilled. The movie was to showcase a dream within a dream within a dream. Using the term “inception” itself is to place an idea into a characters subconscious while he’s dreaming. Basically the movie was the placement of a simple idea in someone’s head leading them to…

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  • Exceptionalism In The Dark Knight

    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…

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  • Textual Analysis Of Inception

    Inception director Christopher Nolan created a psychological sci-fi action film about a thief Dom Cobb who has the ability to enter into the dreams of others thereby learning their secrets. When given a proposition by Japanese businessman Mr. Saito Cobb cannot resist he assembles a team together, the plan to plant an idea in Mr. Saito’s opposition Robert Fischer Sr mind by creating dreams with dreams so in the end Robert Fischer Sr would think he came up with the idea himself. However the plan…

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  • Good Vs. Evil In Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight

    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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  • Film Analysis Of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight

    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

    The Dark Knight was the second of a trilogy of the Batman movie series directed by Christopher Nolan. The movie promise to be one to be remember and as others might say an iconic movie for what superheroes and/or future Batman movies should be. The Dark Knight movie was released in July 2008, and for the comic book/superheroes fans that have not seen it I can only tell you one thing: go see it. It was produced by the well-known Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. who are known for producing movies…

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  • Commonalities Between Characters: Similarities Between The Joker And Batman

    play in the background to build up whatever he was trying to accomplish in a scene. By creating a detailed score, it added that additional component for emotion that viewers could get attached too. Another use of sound was the accuracy of the surreal objects used in the power, to express the symbolism and power that they represented. For example, if the Batmobile did not sound accurate and authentic, it would have never been believable. Nolan was able to deliver those accurate notices to make…

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