We’ve all had a good time watching movies like Inception, The Prestige, Insomnia and The Dark Knight Rises. With just seven feature films in his basket, Christopher Nolan has become one of the best filmmakers of our times. In fact there is hardly anyone who holds a portfolio, as precious as him. With avid fan following the world over, there is no limits to the number of people who await his movies watch them over several times. In fact, there isn’t a movie, which you’d not like to see twice. So what makes people yearn and crave for his movies? While his fans would list hundreds of such reasons, we’ve compiled for you the top 10 reasons to watch movies of Christopher Nolan. And the reasons are….
10. Not a single failure at the box office:
Right from the beginning, up to the present times, we see that all successive movies by Christopher Nolan have done better than the previous one. It seems like the term ‘bad movie’ does not hold valid to his movies. So, whether it was The Prestige, a strong story about the rivalry of between two magicians; or The Inception; a story about dream invasion; or The Batman and Dark Knight Rises — the super hero movies, audiences have always valued every bit of their time and money spent on a Christopher Nolan movie.
9. Strong Characterization:
Not many have the guts to pick up comic heroes from the books and give them a legendary character. So, whether it was Batman, or Al Pacino the LAPD cop, or Alfred Borden the magician, or Heath Ledger the joker, his movies always depict strong characters with intensity and a hard core mettle of substance.
8. Something new out of the ordinary:
Christopher Nolan always brings you something different out of the box material. Who could have thought of making movies about dream invasions and implemented the script so well that even after watching Inception over and over again, people never tire of its concept.
7. Cinematic masterpieces:
The cinematic quality of every Nolan movie is outstanding. Every location, every capture, every small detail is so marvelous; sometimes people claim the biggest highlight of his movies is cinematography.
6. Pure entertainment:
His movies always come as a complete package. Elements of excitement, suspense, thrill, action and romance, all are put together into one movie. Beside the strong storyline, his art to create the perfect sequence of events incorporating all elements makes every scene enjoyable.
5. New avatar for superheroes:
Superhero movies by Nolan like Batman, Dark Knight and others have given superheroes a complete metamorphosis. Yes, they are still clad in their own idiosyncratic costumes, and yet they are portrayed more seriously to build a realistic bond with the audience.
What’s most fascinating about Christopher movies is that they can never identify one with another, like it happens with most filmmakers and their movies. Every movie by him had a unique theme, absolutely different from the last one. Fans eagerly wait to see what’s next.
3. Intricate storyline:
Christopher Nolan makes movies with intricate story lines, where knowing what lies ahead is difficult. Take for example Inception, a complicated theory and vision underlying the story can make any filmmaker to quit the idea of pursuable, but Nolan did it and we must agree he did it well.
2. Crisp dialogues and stunning action:
Every Christopher movie has dialogues and scenes that live with us long after we’ve come back from the movie halls. Dialogues like “Your eyes rest on one person, and suddenly they’re no longer part of the crowd” from his first movie the “Following”, has lived with us since 1998 and still goes on to be relished by every new watcher. Dialogues and actions are the biggest reasons to watch the movies of Christopher Nolan.
1. From $10,000 to $200 million:
The film making journey of Christopher Nolan began at the tender age of 8 years when he started fooling around with the camera of his father. His first movie if you remember, “Following” was only made with a budget of $10,000 and this is when people started recognizing him. After all these years, he’s traveled a long way to come up with The Dark Knight Rises, which was made with a budget of $200 million.