Christopher Nolan

Film Review: The Batman; a noirish, pulpy thriller that rejects the superhero formula with a violent intimidation

March 1, 2022

As easy as it is to wax lyrical on the fact that we have yet another iteration of the Dark Knight, The Batman, from director Matt Reeves, is unlike any we have experienced on screen thus far.  Sure, the fact that Reeves has adopted a dark temperament to lace his narrative may not be viewed […]

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Film Review: Reminiscence showcases the bold and original creativity of filmmaker Lisa Joy

August 19, 2021

Adopting a futuristic setting and applying a noir mentality to its narrative, Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy shows bold, original footing in her debut as a feature filmmaker.  She may not always stick the landing, but it’s hard to deny her talent and evident vision with Reminiscence, a mystery thriller at its base that incorporates romance […]

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Fantasia Film Festival Review: Beyond The Infinite Two Minutes revels in the possibilities of creativity

August 5, 2021

Whenever an evidently low-budgeted project gets itself off the ground and revels in the possibilities of creativity, rather than monetary reliance, whatever the result it’s difficult to not be somehow impressed. Such is the case with Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes, a high-concept time-loop effort filmed on iPhones and born from an acting workshop.  It […]

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Photo Gallery: The Sydney Premiere of TENET is Australia’s First Covid-19 Red Carpet

August 31, 2020

Welcome to “the new normal”! United Cinemas at Sydney’s Circular Quay hosted Australia’s first socially distance Red Carpet movie premiere with the screening of Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster TENET. Imogen Anthony walked the Red Carpet with local celebrities from Married At First Sight, Love Island and The Bachelor. Nathan Atkins was there to capture the guests.

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Film Review: Tenet is an ambitious, visually stunning, inherently interesting, mind-numbingly confusing tale

August 22, 2020

There’s a scene relatively early in Christopher Nolan‘s ambitious time-bending actioner Tenet where Clemence Poesey is explaining to John David Washington‘s confused character – known only as The Protagonist – about the supposed science behind his forthcoming operation; “Don’t try to understand it” she assuredly states. And it’s that advice that audiences best take when […]

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Film Review: Dunkirk (USA/UK, 2017) may be the most spectacular war film ever produced

July 20, 2017

When the name Christopher Nolan is attached to a film, you know you’re in for a blockbuster by any standards. Whether it’s a big budget sci-fi epic (as in Interstellar) or a comic book trilogy (The Dark Knight) to rival any of the genre, Nolan’s work has been virtually unmatched by any of his contemporaries. […]

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The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk arrives, and it’s beautiful

December 15, 2016

The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming film Dunkirk was released today, giving Nolan fans a taste of what the filmmaker has done this time round. Known for his work in The Dark Knight and Interstellar, Nolan reveals a sharp and heart-thumping introduction to Dunkirk. The title has been shot using a mixture of IMAX® and […]

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Get your first taste of Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic Dunkirk

August 5, 2016

Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated World War II epic Dunkirk – his first film since Interstellar – isn’t out until July next year, but today we’ve been treated to our first look at the film. In typical Nolan fashion, the Director is bringing his own screenplay to the screen, which will be shot in a mixture […]

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Ben Affleck reflects on playing Batman in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

June 30, 2016

Ben Affleck was a man long destined to be the caped crusader. A man so mirrored to the bat, he’d even built himself his very own Batcave inside his home. Having embodied the fiction of Bruce Wayne, Affleck found himself stepping into the suit for the first time to bring another first to cinemas, battling […]

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Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan team up together (again) for Dunkirk

April 8, 2016

It’s been confirmed that Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan will be teaming up together again for a new  World War II action-thriller Dunkirk. While Murphy has received substantial screen time in Batman Begins and Inception, his work in the other two Dark Knight trilogies have essentially been cameos. Hopefully his appearance in Dunkirk will lean towards […]

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Harry Styles joins Christopher Nolan’s war film Dunkirk

March 12, 2016

Christopher Nolan‘s war epic Dunkirk has added One Direction singer Harry Styles to its cast. It’s unknown how Styles’ character will fit into the film’s depiction of the British military evacuation of the titular French city of Dunkirk during the Second World War. Dunkirk will be Styles’ feature film debut and word is he’ll be sharing a […]

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The Iris Interview: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan and Emma Thomas talk about working on Interstellar

April 8, 2015

Out today on Blu-Ray and DVD in Australia, Director/Writer/Producer Christopher Nolan, Writer Jonathan Nolan and Producer Emma Thomas sat down to talk about their epic space film Interstellar, following our chat last week with the cast. Interstellar is a big space adventure, but a substantive portion of the film is a very intimate family drama, […]

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Our Five Favourite Christopher Nolan Films… So Far.

November 3, 2014

With his highly anticipated new film Interstellar opening on Thursday, it’s easy to be confident that Christopher Nolan has delivered us a cinematic marvel. A quick look at his track record shows that his level of quality makes him one of the best filmmakers of our time. He pushes the boundaries of technology, limiting the […]

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Matthew McConaughey races to save mankind in new Interstellar trailer

October 5, 2014

Christopher Nolan’s first non-Batman film since the critically and commercially acclaimed Inception hits cinemas in one month. Just let that sink in. We will be watching a new original Christopher Nolan film in a matter of weeks. That film is Interstellar, and it is shaping up to be something pretty spectacular. Plot details are incredibly scarce at the […]

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New trailer for Interstellar promises another Christopher Nolan masterpiece

August 1, 2014

Normally this part of an article is used to give the reader some background to the news item that the article is dealing with. It will serve as a way to get the reader intrigued by the news so that they are actively engaged by the time they read the actual news. But you don’t […]

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Matthew McConaughey leaves Earth behind in the new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

May 19, 2014

A new Christopher Nolan film is an event that is matched by few others when it comes to audience expectations. After blowing us all away with his Dark Knight trilogy and amazing us with the mind-bending awesomeness of Inception, you can always bet that Nolan has something special up his sleeve. Very little is known […]

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First Look Trailer: Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” (USA, 2014)

December 16, 2013

The Iris brings you the first look official trailer for Interstellar, directed by the acclaimed Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaughey. The trailer introduces us, vaguely, to the film’s premise, with a brief period of shots from the film and found footage from the history of American space exploration. Interstellar opens nationally in Australia on […]

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