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Director Christopher Nolan Discusses Making His First Film, Following

Last night, director Christopher Nolan visited the IFC Center in New York City to screen his own restored print of his first film, Following. After showing the film (as well as one of his early shorts, Doodlebug), Nolan and incoming Village Voice film critic Scott Foundas discussed the film’s restoration, the challenges behind making Following—and [...]

How the Rotating Corridor Scene of Inception Was Filmed

Remember the zero gravity fight / rotating corridor scene in the movie Inception? How did they film it? Director Christopher Nolan explains (hint: they actually built a real rotating set): … I spent just a couple of minutes on this set while it’s rotating and what it does to your brain is extremely difficult to [...]

Hand-Drawn Plot Diagram of “Inception”

I liked Inception, the Christopher Nolan movie about dreams-within-dreams. Not only was it a wild ride as an action movie, but it presented a little puzzle for viewers at the very end, in the final shot. Without spoiling anything, let’s just say that the end puzzle is solvable by viewing the movie in detail and [...]

Inception Movie Poster Looks Like Dark Knight Poster

Poster art property Warner Bros. The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan’s next project, Inception, opens next June, and like his last summer blockbuster, he’s opted for a similar poster design. As The Playlist quips, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The poster for a movie is an important extension of the film itself. Not only do [...]