Christopher Nolan

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I think audiences get too comfortable and familiar in today's movies. They believe everything they're hearing and seeing. I like to shake that up.

Christopher Nolan (b. 1970) is an English-American screenwriter and director, known for making several Mind Screwy neo-noir movies, and mostly for reviving the Batman film franchise.

His films tend to emphasize themes of obsession, deception, and order & chaos.

As a good sign of his quality control, his worst rated film on Rotten Tomatoes, The Prestige, still has a 75% "Fresh" approval rating.

Interestingly, all of his films focus on a man lying to himself or others to cope with grief.

Christopher Nolan provides examples of the following tropes:

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