Nolan In-Review: The Dark Knight Rises

It was 2012 when I sat watching a live-stream of The Dark Knight Rises red carpet premiere in my cosy lodge on a family holiday in Aviemore. Since being blown away by The Dark Knight, I was ecstatic at the thought of finally seeing this film – which was the first true “last in franchise”Continue reading “Nolan In-Review: The Dark Knight Rises”

Nolan In-Review: The Dark Knight

What is there to be said about The Dark Knight that hasn’t already been said? Nolan’s magnum opus. A how-to of dark takes on superheroes. Heath Ledger’s performance. Monologues for days. One of the greatest films ever made? The Dark Knight feels like the result of a studio handing Nolan a butt-load of money withContinue reading “Nolan In-Review: The Dark Knight”

Nolan In-Review: Batman Begins

How do you take on Batman? How do you dispel any impressions of the POWs, BIFFs and Bat-suit nipples of old, and replace it with something darker? Something more tangible. Something that people will take seriously. After the smaller intricacies of Following, Memento, and Insomnia, Christopher Nolan was ready for something bigger. He was readyContinue reading “Nolan In-Review: Batman Begins”