Christopher Nolan

Batman Begins (2005)

Rated PG-13

Following his parents’ brutal murder, Bruce Wayne trains with a skilled ninja and returns to Gotham City, only to find it overrun with crime and corruption. But after discovering a cave under Wayne Manor, Bruce assumes a new identity. Christopher Nolan’s exploration of the superhero Batman’s human origins.

The Dark Knight (2008)

Rated PG-13

In this blockbuster sequel to Batman Begins, the caped crusader teams with Lt. James Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent to continue dismantling Gotham City’s criminal organizations. But a psychotic new villain known as the Joker threatens to undo all their good work.

Insomnia (2002)

Rated R

Sent to investigate the murder of a teenage girl in a small Alaska town, police detective Will Dormer  accidentally shoots his partner, Hap, while trying to apprehend a suspect. But in spite of his guilt, he’s still determined to solve the case. Hilary Swank co-stars as a local detective who hampers Dormer’s efforts based on her suspicions about the circumstances of Hap’s death.

Memento (2000)

Rated R

Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman’s noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby snaps Polaroids of people and places, jotting down contextual notes on the backs of photos to aid in his search and jog his memory. He even tattoos his own body in a desperate bid to remember.

A wonderful film. I highly recommend. This is a must watch film.

The Prestige (2006)

Rated PG-13

At the dawn of the 20th century, rival magicians Robert Angier and Alfred Borden attempt to show each other’s secrets. Obsessed by the escalating competition, the two illusionists begin to perform increasingly risky tricks, which soon turn deadly. This taut psychological thriller from director Christopher Nolan.

This film came out around the same time as The Illusionist. The Illusionist received more press but I have to say this film out shines The Illusionist.

synopsis by Netflix.

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