Tag Archive: Christopher Nolan

The Girl on the Train Review

Cinema rarely paints train travel to be the unreliable and tedious slog that it really is. Strangers on a Train, The Great Train Robbery, Murder on the Orient Express, Brief Encounter and Double Indemnity… Continue reading

Suicide Squad Review

If Marvel has the monopoly on goody-too-shoes superheroes then surely DC Comics’ trump cards are its vast array of supervillains, with an obvious Joker leading the pack. After the shambolic Batman v Superman… Continue reading

Following from a Nascent Nolan

While innovative, hugely popular big budget blockbusters are Christopher Nolan’s staple these days, life wasn’t always so glamorous for the English director. Sixteen years ago, Nolan made his foray into feature-length filmmaking with… Continue reading

Interstellar Review

Director Christopher Nolan has a useful knack of reinventing, or at least rejuvenating, mainstream cinematic form. Through a near perfect balance of mainstream appeal and innovative artistic ambition, his films have stood out… Continue reading

Are Superheroes Ruining Hollywood?

This weekend marks the release of The Wolverine, the latest in not only the X-Men franchise but also in the all-conquering Superhero genre. The crime fighting, spandex wearing heroes have become a foregone… Continue reading

Man of Steel Review

With all the success Superhero reboots have had over the last decade, notably Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy and Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spiderman’, it was no surprise that Superman finally received the Hollywood… Continue reading