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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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    extraordinary film, Memento, was released in 2000. The film starts in typical noir style, murder, which is projected in reverse. Nolan distinctly divides the story into two different plot lines, color sequences run in reverse while black and white sequences that are flashbacks are chronological, this part sets the narration apart from the rest of the story and gives a documentary feel. The settings throughout the film consist of a washed-out out California scenery of motels and abandoned…

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    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith is a novel about perseverance through hardship, as Francie Nolan grows up in the impoverished immigrant neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, during the 1910s. Her mother Katie works tirelessly as a janitor all day and must support her family because Francie’s father Johnny is an alcoholic. The Nolan family lives each day uncertain if there will be enough money for the bare necessities, such as food or wood for a fire. Throughout the novel, Francie…

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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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    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’”…

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    Alexander Francis Nolan was a not simple man, an author, a self proclaimed adventurer and above all, A. F. Nolan was a liar. On a rainy afternoon in rural Alaska, Nolan went for a brisk walk down a dirt road, ill traveled and overgrown. It was Nolan’s path, no one else knew of it. he smelled the fresh rain on the leaves. Suddenly a sound grabbed his attention, a strange ringing, something he hadn't heard in these parts before. A two track opened up off of the dirt road, which Nolan decided to…

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    According to of the Article by Cronin, Mcdevitt, Farwell, and Nolan, the issues with measuring the prevalence of hate crime is the lack of training of the different law enforcement agencies in how to identify bias crime. Based on Uniform Crime report, 84 percent of agencies that participate report zero bias incident between 1992 and 2004). In most of the agencies, “officers are not well prepared, so at the time of the report officers make judgements about bias motivation with limited…

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    Nolan county is a great place to grow up and live in. I happen to reside in Roscoe and go to school there. I moved to Roscoe when I was going into the fourth grade, and I am glad I did. Where I moved here from is a place that I am glad I got out of, I would’ve most likely be getting in all kinds of trouble there. Nolan county saved me from all that trouble. The people here are amazing, no matter what town you live in. I can go to Sweetwater and still feel welcomed, and we welcome people from…

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    Ali Nolan tells her personal story in order to deeply influence people towards her argument. Throughout the sharing of her personal story, she argues that running may seem like a hassle at first glance but in actuality running improves lives in various ways. Sometimes the time to start running doesn’t seem right or possible however an individual needs to make time for it. Contrary to the belief of most inactive people, running actually helps you cope with a busy schedule and is an incredible…

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