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Reeling it in: 'Age of Ultron' delivers on hype

...arguably has the gold standard of superhero franchises with both Superman and Batman, but despite the success of the Christopher Nolan films, they can't seem to figure out how to build their own continuous, overlapping universe. The trailers for...
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...Several of this year's biggest box-office hit nominees - Clint Eastwood's Iraq war drama "American Sniper" and Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic "Interstellar" - had to settle for single wins in technical categories. "Interstellar" won...
"Interstellar" is grand in scope, beautifully realized

...just no pleasing some people. Christopher Nolan's latest is an ambitious sci-fi...for the last year, suddenly, Christopher Nolan is a hack. Suddenly " far you get." I'm sure Christopher Nolan doesn't need me to defend...
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'The Amazing Spider-Man"

...into a braying, neon, live-action cartoon. There were seven years between the abysmal "Batman & Robin," and Christopher Nolan's dark, gritty reboot, "Batman Begins," and the distance seemed appropriate. By comparison, this weekend's...
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The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...We were all expecting a home-run follow-up to one of the most ambitious super-hero films of all time, but Christopher Nolan decided to bunt instead. No one was going to match the genius of Heath Ledger's Joker, but as a villain, Bane...
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Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films

...The end is somewhat abrupt, but it only leaves us wanting more. "Inception" This film, by auteur director Christopher Nolan, was expected to be good, but I doubt anyone expected it to be the smash hit that it was. A dream within a dream...
'Iron Man 3' leads off Marvel's Phase 2

...elegantly wraps up the multi-film character arc of Tony Stark - much more successfully, I have to say, than does Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises."Taking a cue from Joss Whedon, though with a much smaller ensemble, Black does...
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No sleight of hand: 'Now You See Me' a whole lot of fun

...Illusionist," and this year's "Burt Wonderstone." Go back and watch "The Prestige" and you'll see director Christopher Nolan all over it, including starring his Batman, Christian Bale in not one, but two roles. Neil Burger, who directed...
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Film explores a more complex 'Man of Steel' finally stumbles. Though some may cry foul, I think one of the best things that Snyder, and his producer Christopher Nolan, have done with this story is to give it some weight and remove much of the camp. I wouldn't say it's dark...
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Movie reviewer has possible Oscar nominees on radar, and everyone went to see it this summer, but the main reason it'll be nominated has nothing to do with Christopher Nolan's twisty tale or Leonardo DiCaprio's acting. With ten nominees, the Academy will want something with a little...


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