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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK

Dunkirk [2017] 1. His expression as he decides how he will answer the soldier’s question. 2. “No no, I’m fairly confident it’s just the gauge.” 3. Futility of plugging the holes.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION

Inception [2010] 1. A Francis Bacon painting. 2. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” 3. He politely refuses a towel. 3 other things.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

Interstellar [2014] 1. “The last people to starve will be the first to suffocate.” 2. Video message color shift. 3. Massive rotating bands of distortion. 3 other things.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s THE DARK KNIGHT

The Dark Knight [2008] 1. Cameo by Gene & Georgetti. 2. His face bisected by gauze. 3. Right side up becomes upside down. 3 other things.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

Interstellar [2014] 1. “Repopulate the planet. Start pulling your weight, old man.” 2. A tear rolls down his cheek. It hits the plastic tubing on his face, disappears. 3. “It’s too clean.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR

Interstellar [2014] 1. A dishtowel on top of the water pitcher to keep out the dust. 2. Plastic sheeting, warm liquid bath, wet t-shirt, snorty embrace. 3. Infinite bands of multicolors: Bruce Conner meets Donald Judd.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s THE PRESTIGE

The Prestige [2006] 1. A panel in the tabletop slides open, revealing the flattened cage and squashed bird. 2. Hugh Jackman, doing an American accent, seated across from Andy Serkis, doing a New York accent. 3. As he dies, he … Continue reading

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

The Dark Knight Rises [2012] 1. Will Marion Cotillard ever play a sympathetic character again? (Rhetorical question.) 2. Everyone on Wall Street dresses like they’re in Wall Street. (Sorry–Gotham Stock Exchange.) 3. She lovingly caresses his face mask vents.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s BATMAN BEGINS

Batman Begins [2005] 1. The Chicago Board of Trade = Wayne Tower. 2. “Keep them happy until I arrive. Tell them that joke you know.” 3. Gordon’s monologue on escalation–an in-joke about the rule of sequels? Then he shows Batman … Continue reading

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION

Inception [2010] 1. “It was worth a shot.” 2. Hunched over the table, eating from a bowl of brown rice. 3. The vault looks a lot like a holodeck. 3 other things.

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