Christopher Edward Nolan is the most alluring and enigmatic English filmmaker of the contemporary cinema. He was born in London, England.
He is a visual storyteller and treats his audience with substantial intelligence. His oeuvre is definitely one of the most creative outpourings in commerce and cliche-ridden Hollywood. Along with his wife (Emma Thomas), he runs a production company Syncopy Inc. Which co-produced many of his own movies. His movies definitely intrigue you and push the boundaries of your mind to the extreme. Here are some of the best movies directed by Christopher Nolan
Memento is an American neo-noir elusive psychological thriller and also Christopher Nolan’s second movie which gave him some international recognition. The movie stars Guy Pearce as a man suffering from retrograde amnesia and short-term memory loss. With the help of Polaroids and tattooed memos, Pearce tries to find the persons who attacked him and killed his wife. Other star casts in the movie include Carrie-Anne Moss and Joe Pantoliano.
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight is a superhero movie that features the DC Comics character played by Christian Bale. It is a sequel to the Batman Begins and the second part of The Dark Knight Trilogy. All the credit in the movie goes to the maniac, the super-villain and the jaw-dropping Joker played by Heath Ledger (posthumously awarded Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor). Other important cast includes Gary Oldman, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman.
Inception is an adventure and sci-fi movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a skilled thief who steals corporate secrets from the subconscious through dreams. With this rare ability, he becomes a coveted player in the world of industrial espionage. Other ensemble cast includes Tom Hardy, Ellen Page and Joseph-Gordon-Levitt. The cinematography juxtaposes the real and surreal with finesse. It has won four Academy Awards.
Interstellar is a sci-fi movie set in dystopian future where the future of the planet Earth is riddle by famines and droughts and interstellar travel in the only way to ensure mankind’ survival. Therefore a group of intrepid astronauts travel through a worm hole in search of a new home for human life. The movie stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.
Dunkirk is war movie that portrays the evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II. The allied soldiers from the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army from the beaches of Dunkirk and evacuated through land, sea and air. The movie stars Fion Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Harry Styles and Jack Lowden and it has won 2 Academy Awards.