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The Lazarus Missions were the first Hail Mary in humanity's hope for the future in Interstellar. Now you can read more into that program's greatest success that never was.
By now, just about anyone with even a passing interest in cinema has gone to see Interstellar, and Christopher Nolan’s hugely ambitious space opera has both disappointed viewers and enthralled them in equal measure. If you’re in the latter camp, then a new promotion from Paramount and AMC Theatres will have you doing cartwheels with excitement.
While talking with Richard King, Mark Weingarten,and Gregg Landaker, the top three men who gave Interstellar its out of this world sound, I asked what they had to say about the public's response to the film's perceived sound issues. As the feature's sound re-recording mixer, Landaker was the obvious expert to question about this particular matter. His answer was fascinating.
While Interstellar rode a massive wave of praise in its earlier screenings, it eventually began to earn a bit of a reputation for being particularly flawed, at least in the audience's eyes, in one major respect. What started out as a handful of moviegoers experiencing sound problems has become a big enough phenomenon that a Cinemark theater in New York had to post the sign shown below to warn their patrons that it's not their fault the sound mix is "faulty;" it's Christopher Nolan's.
Interstellar may be a visual feast for the eyes, but it's also a very thought provoking movie too. See why after the jump.
Among the greatest qualities that Interstellar possesses is the beautiful cinematography provided by director Christopher Nolan and cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema. For a film with a lot of brainy science and far out concepts, Interstellar manages to look absolutely stunning, while at the same time remaining grounded with reality-based concepts.
Christopher Nolan has revealed that he originally turned down a far-fetching plot for The Dark Knight from his brother during the sequel’s development. But rather than feeling dejected about his refusal, Jonathan Nolan simply used it for his television series Persons Of Interest instead.
Interstellar is a good movie. That's my official opinion on the film, having just seen it in the theater yesterday. With that said, I had some issues with the sound, and as it turns out, I wasn't alone. Is this an issue of Christopher Nolan's preference for booming scores and loud sound effects? Or was there simply a problem with the theater's sound?
Confused about just what happened in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar? The director himself has anticipated this, and has the perfect suggestion on how to remedy that: experience it again!
Looking back on the career of Christopher Nolan, weighing his greatest strengths and greatest weaknesses, as well as looking at his trends, we’ve come up with a list of five things that the filmmaker should consider changing about his current work habits as he starts looking for his next directorial adventure. Read on!
Despite Warner Bros. leaving the Dark Knight trilogy behind and moving forward with the DC Cinematic Universe, Anne Hathaway wouldn’t mind reprising Catwoman for a future movie if certain conditions are met.
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what happens on screen in Interstellar, trying to figure out if there are explanations for the events of Nolan’s third act. I’ve come up with a theory, one that trades in massive spoilers. Read on, if you’re intrigued.
Mistake after mistake after painful mistake. If I remember Interstellar a year from now, it will be for all of the poor decisions it made, cutting the legs out from underneath the few interesting ideas it had in its oversized head.
Someone should tell Chris Nolan that he needs to re-edit his 2010 critically acclaimed blockbuster Inception, because there is a mother out there who really doesn’t have a clue about what happened in the heist thriller. You can check out her epic re-telling below. But you should probably be warned that it doesn’t make any sense.
Maybe you've heard that Interstellar is opening early to IMAX to encourage audiences to see Christopher Nolan's latest in the 70mm glory he intended. But do you actually know what screening a 70mm film print entails? If not, let this expert projectionist break it down in this detailed video.
If you haven’t seen Interstellar yet, run away! This page is LOADED WITH SPOILERS. The rest of you can spend the rest of the week – as well as the weekend -- raving (or ranting) about our newest Nolan epic.
Reading Christopher Nolan's thoughts on how movies should be made just makes us wish he would have taken Justice League when he had the chance. See what he had to say about a key piece of the comic movie landscape after the jump.
Given the heavy scientific bent of Nolan’s Interstellar, which opens in theaters later this week, you would think that the director had NASA experts on speed dial, asking them to fact check all of the data in his screenplay. You would be wrong.
Jonathan Nolan has admitted that the Star Wars movies he made as a child with his older brother Christopher Nolan still exist! In fact he even knows exactly where they are as he revealed that they are on his hard drive. Surely it would be a cinematic crime if he didn’t release them to the world?
To me, there’s only one clear-cut choice when we are talking about the “best” film Christopher Nolan has directed. Naturally, the term “best” implies opinion, and it’s highly probable we disagree on what Nolan’s finest film is.
Ready that Oscar, because in Instellar, Anne Hathaway doesn't only do her own stunts, she also does her own practical effects. That includes "floating" in zero gravity. And you can see just how she did it in this video.
DC Comics and Warner Bros. has finally started to get their cinematic universe off the ground, but even so, there was a long time when nothing was being done on building a connective world with these iconic superheroes. Here’s the reason for the delay.
While Christopher and Jonathan Nolan spent years improving the stock of DC Comics characters up on the silver screen, it appears that their time making superhero-related movies has come to an end. The latter, who scripted both The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, has revealed in an interview that he and his brother are no longer affiliated with the growing DC Cinematic Universe.
That’s what we’re starting to expect out of Interstellar, which has been screening for select groups (and earning rave reviews). A heady trip to the farthest reaches of our galaxies that also appeals to the heart beating in each audience member.
With a press junket on tap for this coming weekend, and a few additional screenings in the pipeline, the movie is starting to show for select groups… and word on the film’s impact is starting to leak across the Web.