Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice review

Directed by Zack Snyder | Written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer | 152 min. | ▲▲△△△ What a mess. That remark was one of my cinepanion's first upon leaving the cinema after this battle of comic book titans, and I can't deny her point of view. Zack Snyder's new, sprawling feature tries to do… Read More

Blackhat review — Sometimes clicks, often just spins

Directed by Michael Mann, written by Morgan David Foehl I like Michael Mann as much as the next guy, unless the next guy is Christopher Nolan, who owes much of his aesthetic to Mann's high-tech, violent, largely nocturnal urban thrillers—including Thief, Manhunter, Heat, Collateral, and Miami Vice—set on gorgeously shot neon- and automatic gunfire-lit streets against throbbing, haunting… Read More

Transcendence review

Directed by Wally Pfister / Written by Jack Paglen   I'm writing this on the first Saturday night since Transcendence opened. I've taken in the deluge of scathing reviews the Johnny Depp movie has earned, along with the reports few are bothering to see it in the cinema. A bad combination. But I'm here to tell you while the… Read More

Man of Steel review

Directed by Zack Snyder Written by David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan from the comic Superman created by Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster Superman, as Gary Engle wrote, "raises the American immigrant experience to the level of religious myth." That's exactly what Zack Snyder's new feature film is going for. With myth and religion, you… Read More