Jonathan Nolan

SideNote: “The Dark Knight” voted best Christopher Nolan film

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Well, who saw this coming? For our November monthly poll we asked users to vote for their favorite Christopher Nolan movie. “The Dark Knight” nearly doubled second place contender “Inception’s” score.

“The Dark Knight” received 37.5% of the votes while “Inception” received 16.67%. Third place was a tie between “Memeto” and “The Prestige” at 12.5% while his new film “Interstellar” made the fifth place slot at 8.33%.

Some critics proclaimed “Interstellar” to be his best film. Well there are four other movies that beg to differ.

Keep making movies Mr. Nolan, we’ll keep watching.

SideNote: THR writer’s roundtable

SideNote: THR writer’s roundtable

Writer’s roundtable features Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), Jon Favreau (Chef), Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar), Chris Rock (Top Five), and Graham Moore (The Imitation Game).

Definitely check all of these out this season, especially the writing and directing ones. They are very educational and entertaining.

Preview: The Potential of “Interstellar”

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“Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.”  That’s the tagline for Christopher Nolan’s next film “Interstellar.” Under Nolan’s direction we have seen some great work. He redefined a world renowned modern myth with the Batman franchise, he advocated practical effects in “Inception,” and he played mind games with the audience with “The Prestige” and “Memento.”That’s a pretty impressive resumé. So it isn’t doubtful that his next film should be one to watch out for.

“Interstellar” sports a wide-ranged cast of acting veterans, including Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway, 2-time Oscar winner Michael Caine, 2-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, all lead by last year’s lead actor Oscar winner – Matthew McConaughey.

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Golden Globes: Screenplay


Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”
Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicholas Giabone,Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Birdman”
Wes Anderson, Hugh Guinness – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Gillian Flynn – “Gone Girl
Graham Moore – “The Imitation Game”

Oscar: “Best Original Screenplay” Predictions

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Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”
Wes Anderson, Hugh Guinness – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicholas Giabone, Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Birdman”
E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman – “Foxcatcher”
Ava DuVernay, Paul Webb – “Selma”