Christopher Nolan

Great Job, Internet!: Let us begin the wearying task of debating the best Christopher Nolan film

Christopher Nolan’s 10th film—the terse, action-packed <i>Dunkirk</i>—comes out tomorrow, and it’s being hailed as one of the finest in the director’s career. That slate of 10 works, largely written and directed by Nolan and his brother, Jonathan, comprises one of the richer filmographies in popular …

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Lena Dunham’s role on ‘American Horror story’ is not the end of the world

Published 5m ago on<p>by Evan Lambert<p>shareemail<p>Published 5m ago on<p>by Evan Lambert<p>opinion<p><i>Mic</i> invites contributors and staff to offer commentary and …

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Christopher Nolan slams Netflix's movie policies

It may have over 100 million worldwide subscribers and be valued at $78 billion, but not everyone is a fan of Netflix. Christopher Nolan, director of …

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‘Dunkirk’: How Christopher Nolan Maintained Secrecy on His Set

Nolan's World War II drama was so shrouded in secrecy that hardly anyone on set was allowed to read the script.<p>Few productions in the history of the …

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The Masterpiece Christopher Nolan Never Made

Christopher Nolan WeekBefore he became the blockbuster whisperer, Nolan had his sights set on a Howard Hughes biopic, armed with “the best script” …

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‘Dunkirk’ Opens Solidly With $2.2 Million in 7 European Markets

Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” has launched in first place in seven European markets that opened Wednesday with a total of $2.2 million for Warner …

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Surprise, Surprise: Christopher Nolan Is Not A Fan Of Netflix

The "Dunkirk" director has railed against the streaming service's model.<p>Steadfast cinema purist Christopher Nolan does not appreciate all that Netflix you’ve been watching.<p>More specifically, the “Dark Knight” and “Interstellar” director is not fond of Netflix insisting its original movies debut on …

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Cillian Murphy talks ‘Dunkirk’ and working with Christopher Nolan

Actor discusses the intensity of working on Nolan's World War II epic<p>Cillian Murphy made his name in Danny Boyle shocker <i>28 Days Later</i> before starring …

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Christopher Nolan used an old Hollywood trick to salvage footage that sank in the water while shooting 'Dunkirk'

"Dunkirk" didn't just mark the first time Christopher Nolan had made a war movie; it was also one of the rare times a filmmaker had ever shot a majority of a movie with an Imax camera.<p>So, Nolan did a lot of things he didn't know were possible until he actually did them.<p>And in one instance, a …

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Review: Dunkirk gives a visceral sense of the danger and desperation of war

The first feature film to be shot almost entirely in the outsized Imax format, <i>Dunkirk</i> offers impressive views of torpedoed destroyers sinking into the choppy sea, snaking lines of stranded soldiers on the wide beach and battling Spitfires framed by the large sky. Yet it is also the smallest details …

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'Dunkirk' and the Great Films That Won't Be Made

Studios' big productions are so expensive that they are rarely risky. Or interesting.<p>I was perhaps unreasonably excited to see "Dunkirk," Christopher Nolan’s new movie about the evacuation of British forces from a French beach during World War II. The historical event on which it is based is …

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'Dunkirk' Reminds Leaders That Words Can Inspire A Nation

<i>Rolling Stone</i> calls “Dunkirk” the greatest war movie ever. Director Christopher Nolan has made a film that’s “stunning and stirring,” according to the review. Nolan was captivated by the “Dunkirk spirit” that marked the massive and heroic World War II rescue that took place from May 26 to June 4, …

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Before Christopher Nolan, ‘Atonement’ Captured Dunkirk in One Powerful Long Take — Watch

Ten years ago, Joe Wright took audiences to Dunkirk in a five-minute tracking shot that ranks with the best of cinema's long takes.<p>Christopher …

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Watch: How Christopher Nolan Bends Genre to His Cinematic Will

Christopher Nolan has made movies about magicians, amnesiacs, and now WWII, but they are each uniquely his.There are, it has been said, two types of …

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Box-Office Preview: Can 'Dunkirk' Battle Past $40M in U.S. Debut?

War films don't have a history of opening to big numbers; elsewhere, femme-centric comedy 'Girls Trip' expects to laugh loudly, while Luc Besson's …

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Christopher Nolan Dunkirk Movie Premiers In Theatres Tomorrow (video)

Those of you lucky enough to have an IMAX cinema close by are sure to enjoy this quick new trailer for the Dunkirk movie directed by Christopher …

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USA Today Complains About Lack of 'Women' and No Lead Actors of Color' in Movie 'Dunkirk'

<i>USA Today's</i> Brian Truitt describes himself as a "shameless geek," but oddly enough omits the fact that he is also just as shamelessly ignorant when …

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Harry Styles Takes Over From Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show' (Video)

Singer will next be seen in Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” hitting theaters on Friday<p>When Harry Styles wants something, he gets it. So when the …

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Christopher Nolan Is Netflix’s Greatest Enemy

The Oscar-nominated director can’t stop dissing the streaming platform any chance he gets.<p>An alternate name for the <i>Dunkirk</i> press tour would be the Great Netflix Thrashing of 2017. Director <b>Christopher Nolan</b>, who helmed the World War II film, simply cannot stop talking about how much he dislikes the …

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10 Things Parents Should Know About 'Dunkirk'

1. What’s it about?<p>As the whole of France fell to German forces, British, French and other soldiers were pushed to edge of the sea at Dunkirk, France …

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MovieBob Reviews: DUNKIRK (2017)

<b>Is Dunkirk good?</b><p>Yes. I sincerely wish I’d liked it more, but it’s none the less a perfectly solid military procedural drama that, thanks largely to …

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Before Dunkirk, here are films that highlighted events of World War II: Throwback Thursday

World War II's Operation Dynamo was an evacuation mission to rescue the soldiers of the Allied forces (England, France) from the beaches of Dunkirk. …

Military History

Every Christopher Nolan Movie, Ranked

From indie filmmaker to blockbuster auteur, here's a look at the director's career spanning the past two decades.<p>Christopher Nolan's latest film, <i>Dunkirk</i>, hits theaters this weekend, bringing his catalog to a grand total of ten movies in 19 years. That's not too bad considering the scope of his …

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Review: ‘Dunkirk’ Is a Tour de Force War Movie, Both Sweeping and Intimate

One of the most indelible images in “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan’s brilliant new film, is of a British plane in flames. The movie recounts an early, harrowing campaign in World War II that took place months after Germany invaded Poland and weeks after Hitler’s forces started rolling into the …

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'Dunkirk' Director Christopher Nolan: 'We Really Try To Put You On That Beach'

In England, there's something known as the "Dunkirk spirit," shorthand for coming together in times of adversity. It refers to the heroic evacuation of British troops by British civilians in small boats at the beginning of World War II — and it's a story director Christopher Nolan has wanted to …

Culture

Gorgeous, Gripping Dunkirk Is This Summer’s Most Surprising Movie

Christopher Nolan tries something new with this wartime triptych.<p>Watching <i>Dunkirk,</i> <b>Christopher Nolan’s</b> W.W. II film opening July 21, I kept trying to come up with terms to classify it. It was a dance piece, then a music video, then a poem, then a prayer. The film is many things. Something it’s not is …

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‘Dunkirk’ Review: Christopher Nolan Transforms the Battlefield

<b>Dunkirk</b> isn’t just a departure for writer-director <b>Christopher Nolan</b>; it’s a departure for mainstream cinema as a whole. A movie without a …

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'Dunkirk' review: Christopher Nolan delivers a white-knuckle thrill ride that doesn't let up

Christopher Nolan makes the battlefield beautiful to look at in his recreation of the epic Dunkirk evacuation during the Second World War.<p>The film is …

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With Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan Creates a Masterful Existential World War II Film

No soldier can fathom how their actions will be perceived back home. Concepts like duty, honor, and cowardice seem all the more hollow when hope is …

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Dunkirk movie review: Christopher Nolan’s epic is one of the best war films ever made. 5 stars

<b>Dunkirk</b><b><br>Director</b> - Christopher Nolan<b><br>Cast</b> - Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh<b><br>Rating</b> - 5/5<p>The …

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