Archive for: Christopher Nolan

Children of Chaos

The evil of rolling the dice, and the good.

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The Dark Knight Self-Actualizes

The ruling class is not afraid of you.

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Bat History

Live-action Batman films (and TV) are required to satisfy both a nostalgic attachment to childish adventure stories while also being mature entertainment.

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The Dark Knight Rises: Nightmares of a Ruling Class in Crisis

Even Batman can’t save them.

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More Superheroes, More Ideology

Dark Knight, Spider-Man, and Avengers

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I, Reboot

It’s relatively easy to compare social values of the sixties and of the current decade, and conclude that the position of women has significantly changed. What remains unclear is whether current treatment of women in fiction has improved proportionately.

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Transporter, More than Meets the Eye….

I saw “The Transporter” recently, an action-adventure kung fu, things-blow up kind of movie — one of the best examples of the genre I’ve seen actually. The direction by Hong Kong cinema’s Corey Yuen is very slick and the plotting quick and smart; it effortlessly achieves the kind of seamless Eurosophistication which James Bond movies […]

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