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    Christopher Nolan is the director that I will be examining thought the rest of the essay. Christopher Nolan was born in 1970 in London England, and started making films at the early age of 7. He attended University College London where he studied English literature, and was a part of the school’s film society. According to IMBD.com he has been credited as a writer 15 times, producer 13, and as director 14 times, with all 13 of the films with credit as a director he was also credited as a writer. Many of the films the he has written, directed of produced have been major box office successes. The top ten grossing films of his are Interstellar, The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, The Dark Knight, The Prestige, Batman Begins, Insomnia, Memento, Following,…

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    It takes many factors to make a good director: a director must be calm, he must be articulate, and most of all he should be inspiring. However, Christopher Nolan is not simply a good director, he is one of the greatest directors of all time. Not to mention his impeccable writing, his directing expertise is beyond comparison: he skillfully draws the best performances out of the renowned actors in his cast, his imaginative stories can bogle even the most ingenious of minds, and his movies, while…

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    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…

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    Christopher Nolan uses very abstract ideas to explain ideas about the theories of Freud and Hobson. The director perfectly nails it with Freud theory of the latent content. Mal reoccurs in Cobb’s subconscious because he feels guilty about death of his wife. He should feel guilty; technically he drove his own wife to commit suicide. Having Mal reappear in Cobb’s subconscious emphasize the guilt of Cobb’s actions. Also, by having Mal also ruining Cobb’s operations every time he enters his…

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    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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    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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    Origin Of Batman's Story

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    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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    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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    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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    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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