Successful producer, film director and writer Christopher Jonathan James Nolan famous by the name Christopher Nolan was born on the 30th July 1970 in London. Christopher holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States of America as his father was from the UK and his mother hailed from the US. He married Emma Thomas in 1997 a film producer and ardent admirer of Nolan’s work. The couple is have four children residing with them in Los Angeles. His brother Jonathan Nolan is a renowned author with whom Christopher often collaborates during the production of his movies.
Nolan spent considerable time between London and Chicago during his childhood. Nolan was educated in an independent school known as Hailey Bury College, in Hertfordshire near Hertford, England. Later Christopher Nolan learned the intricacies of English literature at University College London. An early starter Christopher Nolan started shooting films with a super 8 camera borrowed from his father… read more
Ladies and gents, the half-assed David Mamet, soon to be the half-assed Ridley Scott.
Compare Mamet's "House of Games," "Homicide" and "The Spanish Prisoner" to Nolan's pre-Batman films. I don't think the Mann influence really set in until he used it first for "The Dark Knight" and then "Inception." Not saying he is stealing, but his works are like unfolding a piece of paper compared to Mamet's films, thus the modifier of "half-assed."
People that make me wanna mutilate everyone of their fans, Part 1. Has contributed heavily to the artistic ruin of worldwide cinema and has led people to believe his stuffy little summer blockbusters are multi-layered works of art, so that they can defend him and his "vision". Fraud-o-meter peaking at ten!
He understands the expression 'psych!' much better than any other filmmaker of his time. He believes in feeding the audience with what they want." and then takes it all away. show them what they had." ;)