“Cobbling together a new product from pieces of old ones is not ripping off per se, but it can be derivative.”
“For a film that talks about the importance of humanity and human survival, it shows shockingly little faith in it.”
“The second act is a prolonged science lesson with some first-year philosophy thrown in for good measure, albeit a visually stunning lesson with some good action pieces and special effects.”
“Despite the epic length, most of the cast will turn out to have existed to explore ideas or play second fiddle to the father/daughter relationship.”
“It has the effect of reminding us while we’re watching a tightly-plotted crime drama that there is in fact a billionaire dressed up as a giant bat who refuses to use guns, fights criminals who have guns, and yet routinely emerges unscathed.”
“Insomnia isn’t perhaps the movie many hoped for following Memento; It’s a pretty low-key, minor effort compared to the complex, large-scale films Nolan would go on to make.”
“It tells you what it’s going to show you, then it shows you what it just told you. Understanding this movie doesn’t require intelligence, but rather rote memorization.”
“The Prestige is an interesting puzzle that’s complex while still being fun. Well, as ‘fun’ as a Christopher Nolan film can be, anyway. ”
“The movie serves as a fitting, appropriate end to the trilogy.”
Sofie (currently without a camera) shares her immediate thoughts about the final movie in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.
It's certainly not a bad movie, but the filmmakers way overcomplicated things, adding pointless political commentary and contrived twists, creating tons of plot holes to annoy Mr. Mendo. Here are his biggest nitpicks!
It's Ursa's Five Fave Fings (she's a trained alliterationist--don't try this at home) about Batman Begins! And Batman, according to this movie, begins with Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes' lack of undergarments, themes of idealism and fear, and Christian Bale's abs.