Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Films Seen in 2021 Part 3

This is a continuation of notes on films I’ve seen this year. For this batch, I’ve had a few sub-goals: five films from Arrow’s streaming service, five films nominated for Academy Awards this year (this was later changed to five … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2017 Part 5

This is the conclusion of my effort to watch at least 100 films, 10 from each decade. There have been four previous entries: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. I kept track of certain details of films I watched … Continue reading

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Dunkirk and the Bechdel Test

A portion of a positive review of Christopher Nolan’s film Dunkirk has resulted in some controversy. The trio of timelines can be jarring as you figure out how they all fit, and the fact that there are only a couple of … Continue reading

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The next Batman film series

The Dark Knight Rises was a fitting conclusion to Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The problem with that is that DC and film audiences want more Batman films. After the success of the Avengers, the preference would be for the new films … Continue reading

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Spider-Man 3, Joker and The Dark Knight Rises

For a long time, the most popular (to the extent that anything on this blog can be described as popular) piece I’ve written was the one about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s role in the Dark Knight Rises, and the early speculation that he would … Continue reading

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Three-Act Structure: Introduction

I recently gave a report on three-act structure. Because  it’s a subject that I gave a lot of thought to, and I’m unwilling to throw stuff away, it’s all being rewritten here. Three-act structure is the general formula for most … Continue reading

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