Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Inception — 10th Anniversary review

Written and Directed by Christopher Nolan | 148 min | Netflix and In Cinemas/IMAX  As part of a month-long retrospective look at 10 years of this blog, I’m rewatching a few films from a decade back. I began writing FITI around Labour Day 2010, and though I'd seen Inception by then I never did a… Read More

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 | 134 min | Netflix 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… 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