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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 [...]

Hitchcock’s Dark Knight

What do you get when you mash up Batman and Hitchcock? This bit of brilliance, by YouTube user Plan9Pic, who wrote: I was experimenting with editing movie trailers when I discovered that the opening music from Alfred Hitchcock’s "Vertigo" happens [...]

35 Great Costumes From WonderCon

This was the first year that the WonderCon (Comic-Con’s little sister) was held in Anaheim instead of San Francisco, unfortunately, that didn’t mean that the weather was any better. In fact, it was pouring the better part of the weekend. While the poor weather and smaller size of the convention meant there were far fewer [...]

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 [...]