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Interstellar Soundtrack and Sound Effects Featurette

Unusually, director Christopher Nolan withheld the release of the score for Interstellar until two weeks after the release of his new film, believing the emotional impact is best married to the full, cinematic experience. And that includes the “experiential” sound mix, that has garnered such a debate about audibility and clarity of dialogue. “I’ve always […]

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Christopher Nolan Explains The Structure And Story Of Memento

This piece contains spoilers Christopher Nolan has said himself that the simplest explanation of Memento for audiences is that it is a noire-esque tale, told by its protagonist in reverse. Although he prefers a different structural concept. “If you draw out the time-line, it is indeed a hairpin. If you order the material chronologically, the […]

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Scene Is Believing: The Dark Knight

Crazy clown time- The Dark Knight’s Joker interrogation   For this month’s Scene is Believing, I thought it would be apt to (a) look back at the previous chapter in director Christopher Nolan’s unintended Batman trilogy, and (b) take a look at his favourite scene from that film, which underscores even further the influence of […]

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Scene Is Believing: The Dark Knight Rises

  The IMAX prologue: Bane takes the plane Early positive reviews for Sam Mendes’ Skyfall are hailing it as James Bond’s renaissance, Nolan-esque in terms of scale and depth. Mendes himself has acknowledged The Dark Knight in particular as a big influence – “What Nolan proved was that you can make a huge movie that […]

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Scene Is Believing: Interstellar

“Time and tide wait for no man” – Chaucer The water planet Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is full of spectacular images and locations, both space and planet bound. One of the most deadly is the watery world perched perilously on the limits of an orbit around a black hole, labelled Gargantua by the crew of the […]

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Christopher Nolan Tantalises In His Own Unique Way With “Dunkirk” Trailer

The announcement video for Christopher Nolan’s new film Dunkirk is fittingly operatic, typical of the filmmaker’s oeuvre…… The post Christopher Nolan Tantalises In His Own Unique Way With “Dunkirk” Trailer appeared first on Top 10 Films – Movie Lists, Reviews, Competitions, News & Opinion.

Christopher Nolan Tantalises In His Own Unique Way With “Dunkirk” Trailer

There Are Things To Like In Flawed “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice”

Is Batman v Superman as bad as the critics say it is? Or does it have some redeeming features? Lyndon Wells finds out for Top 10 Films…… The post There Are Things To Like In Flawed “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice” appeared first on Top 10 Films – Movie Lists, Reviews, Competitions, News & Opinion.

There Are Things To Like In Flawed “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice”