Batman Begins was released June 15th, 2005.Read More
As the year winds down to a close, director Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is still one of the most talked about movies of 2014. The filmmaker himself helped break down a scene from his sci-fi thriller in a new video from Yahoo! Movies, where he provides insightful commentary and gives fans a glimpse at his filmmaking process as a whole. As you likely know by now, Interstellar centers on Matthew McConaughey's Cooper, who leads a team of astronauts and scientists into a wormhole, to find another planet capable of sustaining human life, as Earth's resources keep dwindling.
The scene in question is where Coop and his team attempt to land on a new planet. Christopher Nolan reveals that all of the space shuttle sets were built like simulators, so the space ship and the actors themselves could react to the environments around them. He also talked about trying to recreate the same type of footage used from actual NASA missions, combining footage they shot on location in Iceland with shots from inside the shuttle. He also revealed they used their full-sized ship for the landing sequence shown at the end of this intriguing video.Read More
Early today, it was reported that Warner Bros. is courting Christopher Nolan for their upcoming adaptation of Ready Player One. According to AICN, he's not the only big name genre director in the mix. Also being eyed for the project by the studio are Robert Zemeckis, Peter Jackson, Edgar Wright and Matthew Vaughn.
The choices are quite fitting, as much of their previous work is mentioned or featured in the original Ernest Cline novel. The story follows a teenager named Wade Watts, who becomes immersed in a virtual reality world known as Oasis that enables users to live out their dream lives. When the game's creator suddenly dies, Wade enters an elaborate treasure hunt, where the winner will take control of the entire company. The teenager finds himself up against corporate entities who will do anything to take over the company. Many pop culture references, especially from the 80s, make an appearance in the book. Even the DeLorean time machine from Robert Zemeckis's 1985 classic Back to The Future is featured heavily.Read More
With his hit sci-fi film Interstellar still performing well in theaters, taking in nearly $550 million worldwide, many fans are wondering what Christopher Nolan will do next. While this is far from set in stone, The Tracking Board reports that Warner Bros. has made an offer for the filmmaker to direct their sci-fi adaptation Ready Player One. There is no word on whether or not the director plans on accepting the studio's offer.
We first reported on the project back in June 2010, when the novel by Fanboys screenwriter Ernest Cline was picked up by Warner Bros. in a heated bidding war, shortly after Random House secured the publication rights. The story follows a teenager named Wade Watts, who becomes immersed in a virtual reality world known as Oasis that enables users to live out their dream lives. When the game's creator suddenly dies, Wade enters an elaborate treasure hunt, where the winner will take control of the entire company. The teenager finds himself up against corporate entities who will do anything to take over the company.Read More
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Interstellar still has fans talking two weeks after first hitting theaters, with many continuing to overthink the ending. During an interview with The Daily Beast, the filmmaker shed some light on a pivotal scene.
There will be SPOILERS below, so read on at your own risk.Read More
Inspired by the new film Interstellar, Paramount Pictures and Google Play will develop a time capsule short film documentary capturing our most precious moments of life on earth.
From cave paintings and hieroglyphics, to folk tales and film, mankind has always passed along stories to preserve the past, and in that tradition, the time capsule project asks this generation to take its turn by submitting the memorable and inspiring moments of today to give future generations a way to remember where they came from. Submissions will be selected to then be part of a short film made and produced by award-winning filmmakers David Brodie (The Witness, Survivors) and Angus Wall (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network) and curated by Christopher Nolan.Read More
For those of you still trying to wrap your brain around director Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, the filmmaker is filling in a certain aspect of the story line through a seven-page comic book that is currently available to read now at Wired.com.
Christopher Nolan himself wrote the comic, entitled Absolute Zero, which centers on Matt Damon's Dr. Mann and his robot ZAPP. The comic explores a key moment in Mann's back story before he's introduced in the film, and will be a part of the November 25 issue of Wired Magazine, which the filmmaker is guest-editing.Read More
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Interstellar was released November 7th, 2014.Read More