Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan: The Directors Series (2018)

THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl exploring the works of contemporary and classic film directors. You can donate to support the project at patreon: patreon.com/directorsseries

 

 

1 – THE NON-LINEAR NEO-NOIRS

THE NON-LINEAR NEO-NOIRS is the first chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his pair of breakout independent neo-noirs.

 

DOODLEBUG (1997) // FOLLOWING (1998) // MEMENTO (2000)

 

 

2 – THE BLOCKBUSTERS BEGIN

THE BLOCKBUSTERS BEGIN is the second chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his trailblazing forays into big-budget studio filmmaking.

 

INSOMNIA (2002) // BATMAN BEGINS (2005) // THE PRESTIGE (2006)

 

 

3 – THE COLOSSAL CORNERSTONES

THE COLOSSAL CORNERSTONES is the third chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his zeitgeist-defining pair of complex blockbusters.

 

THE DARK KNIGHT (2008) // INCEPTION (2010)

 

 

4 – THE APOCALYPTIC EPICS

THE APOCALYPTIC EPICS is the fourth chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his pair of big-screen opuses with super-sized stakes.

 

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012) // INTERSTELLAR (2014)

 

 

5 – PRESENT TENSION

PRESENT TENSION is the fifth chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his minimalist war opus.

 

DUNKIRK (2017)