• Playback: Christopher Nolan on ‘Dunkirk' and the Director's Role as Magician

    9 days ago - By Variety

    Welcome to “Playback,” a Variety podcast bringing you exclusive conversations with the talents behind many of today's hottest films. With eight Oscar nominations including best picture, Christopher Nolan's World War II drama “Dunkirk” heads into the 90th annual Academy Awards as one of 2017's most admired films. The filmmaker's first-ever bid for directing, meanwhile, felt...
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  • Christopher Nolan Was ‘Driven to Push Boundaries' in ‘Dunkirk,' Says Producer

    9 days ago - By Variety

    Writer-director Christopher Nolan is like a juggler who starts out with three tennis balls and then adds a chainsaw and a flaming torch: He makes his work more challenging to make it more exciting for the audience. And, like an expert juggler, he makes the impossible look effortless. “Chris wanted to make a high-octane, suspenseful...
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