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Author Topic: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan  (Read 296 times)

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2016, 07:13:59 pm »
+ for all.
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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2017, 10:55:44 pm »
I've added Dunkirk to this one, as well as all the scores I've heard (I had to guess on a few people's, so Neville, if you're going for a + on this one, just say so). Haven't seen anything from John, Tatum, Shockwave, or Danny on the subject, so their scores are not included.

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2017, 10:57:14 pm »
+ for Dunkirk
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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2017, 11:00:37 pm »
+ for Memento.
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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #24 on: July 30, 2017, 11:51:23 pm »
Not trying to biitch about small things, but Neville gave Dunkirk a 7/10 on the Movie Watching thread.

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #25 on: July 31, 2017, 12:07:46 am »

+ for Memento, Begins, TDK, Inception (barely), Interstellar and Dunkirk.

- for Rises

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #26 on: July 31, 2017, 12:23:17 am »
Not trying to biitch about small things, but Neville gave Dunkirk a 7/10 on the Movie Watching thread.

Did not see that.

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2017, 12:37:20 am »
+ for the Dark Knight Trilogy, Interstellar, and Dunkirk.

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #28 on: February 06, 2018, 06:33:07 pm »
While we are at it and I'm on this board:

+ for Memento and Batman Begins

- for Dark Knight, Insomnia, Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dungkirk
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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #29 on: February 06, 2018, 06:40:44 pm »
While we are at it and I'm on this board:

+ for Memento and Batman Begins

- for Dark Knight, Insomnia, Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dungkirk

take this fat thumbs-up

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #30 on: February 06, 2018, 06:42:23 pm »
While we are at it and I'm on this board:

+ for Memento and Batman Begins

- for Dark Knight, Insomnia, Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dungkirk

take this fat thumbs-up

I honestly don't know why I continue to see his movies at this point...

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2018, 06:59:48 pm »
While we are at it and I'm on this board:

+ for Memento and Batman Begins

- for Dark Knight, Insomnia, Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dungkirk

take this fat thumbs-up

I honestly don't know why I continue to see his movies at this point...

I actually enjoyed Dunkirk quite a bit, but for the most part his films have such sparse characterization that I can't get emotionally invested at all. Inception could've been a truly great sci-fi movie, but the characters never felt like real people and I never cared about them at all. Such a waste of a good premise.

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Re: Consensus X: Christopher Nolan
« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2018, 07:25:03 pm »
While we are at it and I'm on this board:

+ for Memento and Batman Begins

- for Dark Knight, Insomnia, Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dungkirk

take this fat thumbs-up

I honestly don't know why I continue to see his movies at this point...

I actually enjoyed Dunkirk quite a bit, but for the most part his films have such sparse characterization that I can't get emotionally invested at all. Inception could've been a truly great sci-fi movie, but the characters never felt like real people and I never cared about them at all. Such a waste of a good premise.

My wife fell asleep twice during Dunkirk - I was teetering on it for the majority of the film.  A war movie with insignificant characters and super long lulls in the action just didn't make it with me.  My favorite war films are Apocalypse Now, FMJ, and Deer Hunter - all of them either have strong character connections and/or identifications + great "war" action. I didn't feel that at all about Dunkirk.

With regards to Inception - as you say "such a waste of a good premise".  Well, as I've stated many times, he completely ripped off that premise from Dreamscape; but, not only that, he made a point of saying how it took him so long to come up with...yeah, and I bet it took forever for Suzanne Collins to come up with the premise for Hunger Games.  The movie itself was pretty mediocre in my eyes - again, the characters were so stiff and unrelatable that I just didn't give a shit by the time the top was spinning at the end.

 

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