Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Nolan, “Interstellar.”

It is a shame that some people can’t wonder at the universe without wanting to colonize it.

The Dark Knight.

All praise to Frank Miller and Christopher Nolan for revealing Batman to be an anti-enlightenment reactionary.

Nolan, “Inception.”

Cobb projects the power of deciding if he is awake onto the spinning top or “totem.” His refusal to consult the top in the last scene means he has made a “leap of faith” concerning what will count as waking life.

Twisting the detective genre.

“Memento” disguises a story about the identity of the protagonist as a story about the hunt for the antagonist.

Nolan, “The Dark Knight.”

What kind of law-abiding people must be deceived to sustain the law?