Tag : christopher nolan

The “film many of us need to see right now”: Dunkirk Review

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Chloe Smith delves into Christopher Nolan’s most recent work as she explores the function of its blockbuster form. Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s latest offering, is a refreshingly minimalist piece compared to his previous works like Inception or Interstellar. Dunkirk quickly becomes a nail-biting, cinematic thriller, more so than a classic account of … Read More

With Interstellar, Christopher Nolan proves once again that intelligent blockbusters can exist

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Image: Paramount Pictures Christopher Nolan’s latest feature is a complex, head-spinning journey into other galaxies, blasting the viewer into a story that is as gripping and emotional as it is scientifically intricate. Despite its hard science fiction moorings, in line with Cordero’s Europa Report or Kubrick’s game-changing 2001: A Space … Read More

From physics to Hollywood – the Black Hole that became a film star

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It’s reasonable to say that Kip Thorne’s career route has not been that of your typical theoretical physicist. After retirement from his role as Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 2009, his passion for education burned on. Taking a step back from mentoring … Read More

Film | Freeview Flicks of the Week (12-19/08)

5 years ago / 0 comments

There’s always a wide selection of great films available on Freeview. And seeing as staying in is the new going out, TV presents the ideal opportunity to catch up on what you might have missed in the cinema. Plus, it saves you spending your student loan on DVDs and rentals. … Read More