Christopher Nolan

  • From a young model to a ruthless killer: How Tom Hardy became Bane in 'The Dark Knight Rises' August 21, 2014

    We were all enthralled by Hollywood actor Tom Hardy's performance in Christopher Nolan's 2012 Batman film, 'The Dark Knight Rises'. But it wasn't easy portraying the dark, brooding ruthless killer. Hardy has evolved as an actor, and the following compilation is a testimony for that. ...
  • When 'CID' featured an Indian version of Heath Ledger's Joker August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is true, after all. When the social media started buzzing with photos and memes about the Indian version of The Joker, many brushed it off as something random. But it turns out that the character, which was made immortal by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Batman flick, 'The...
  • Matthew McConaughey makes a surprise visit to Comic-Con, reveals the first look of 'Interstellar' July 26, 2014

    San Diego: Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey came to Comic-Con unannounced and surprised attendees with a first look at 'Interstellar,' but neither offered many details about the highly anticipated space adventure. "I can tell you a lot, but I'm not going to," McConaughey said at Thursday's Paramount Pictures panel. The Oscar winner...
  • Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey surprise with 'Interstellar' July 25, 2014

    San Diego: Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey came to Comic-Con unannounced and surprised attendees with a first look at "Interstellar," but neither offered many details about the highly anticipated space adventure. "I can tell you a lot, but I'm not going to," McConaughey said at Thursday's Paramount Pictures panel. The Oscar winner...
  • Is digital the 'death of cinema'? Digital versus celluloid debate grips the movie world June 13, 2014

    Paris: Director Quentin Tarantino lambasts digital film-making as nothing less than the "death of cinema as I know it". Converts hail it as a democratising force for good that is cheaper and faster than celluloid. A debate is raging in the film world about the merits of shooting movies on 35mm...
  • 'Interstellar' trailer: Christopher Nolan teams up with Matthew McConaughey for the new sci-fi film May 17, 2014

    Christopher Nolan is back! The director's latest sci-fi film features Mathew McConaughey in the lead role. 'Interstellar' chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer distances in an interstellar voyage. Along with...
  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you April 11, 2014

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen the...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy April 11, 2014

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat. Ra'as al-Ghul:...
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? April 11, 2014

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' inspired by the movies he watched as a child March 27, 2014

    Las Vegas: It's tough to get writer-director Christopher Nolan to divulge details about the plot of his upcoming sci-fi movie 'Interstellar'. "We're right in the thick of the first cut of the film," he said on stage during a question and answer session at the annual movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las...
  • Johnny Depp looking to settle down with fiancé Amber Heard; thinking of an early retirement March 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp recently turned 50 and says that he doesn't see himself continuing acting in the future. Depp's next film is 'Transcendence' and he will be seen playing Dr Will Caster, a scientist, in the field of Artificial Intelligence in the sci-fi movie which is Wally Pfister's first...
  • 'Interstellar' trailer: 'The Dark Knight' director returns with a sci-fi thriller December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the first look of 'Interstellar'. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film features Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain in pivotal roles. The film is scheduled to be released on November 7, 2014. ...
  • Superman back on screen after six years in 'Man of Steel' June 14, 2013

    British actor Henry Cavill dons Superman's cape in 'Man of Steel' which traces the origins of Superman and his alter-ego Clark Kent. Produced by Christopher Nolan and directed by Zack Snyder, 'Man of Steel' begins with Superman's birth on planet Krypton, and how his parents send him to Earth to...
  • Friday Releases: 'Fukrey', 'Man of Steel' hit screens June 14, 2013

    The iconic super hero Superman is back, bigger and better than ever and flies into theatres this weekend with 'Man of Steel'. Meanwhile, for people who are looking for a fresh new comedy there's 'Fukrey', which is backed by Farhan Akhtar. ...
  • Christopher Nolan to direct next James Bond film? May 21, 2013

    New York: 'Batman' trilogy director Christopher Nolan is reportedly in talks to take charge of the next 'James Bond' film. The 42-year-old filmmaker is in the middle of informal talks with Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson to helm the film, which will be the 24th in the...
  • 'Man of Steel' first look: Make way for the new Superman April 17, 2013

    He is back. As the iconic comic book superhero Superman turns 75, director Zack Snyder gets ready to release his new film 'Man Of Steel'. Co- produced by Christopher Nolan, the film has actor Henry Cavill playing 'Superman' and also features Amy Adams,Russell Crowe and Kevin Costner in prominent...
  • Christopher Nolan to produce 'Justice League' March 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Dark Knight' helmer Christopher Nolan will reportedly produce the long-delayed 'Justice League' project with Christian Bale possibly reprising his role as Batman. The movie, which will assemble DC Comics' superheroes, is to be directed by 'Man of Steel' helmer Zack Snyder, reported Ace Showbiz. "So like with Man of...
  • Mindblowing scenes from Christopher Nolan films July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: British-American director, screenwriter and producer Christopher Nolan turns 42 years old today, July 30. While we can't match up to the birthday gift fate has presented him with: The Dark Knight Rises retains its #1 spot earning $289.1 million in the first 10 days, according to edition.cnn.com, we...
  • 'The Dark Knight Rises' tops US box office July 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises' earned $64.1 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters during its second weekend, topping box office charts in a sluggish overall market facing Olympic television coverage and the impact of the Colorado shooting. The finale in director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy starring Christian Bale...
  • Anne Hathaway eyes Catwoman spin-off July 25, 2012

    London: Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway says she is very much interested in reprising her role as Catwoman after 'The Dark Knight Rises' director Christopher Nolan tipped her for a spin-off movie. The 41-year-old filmmaker recently said that she deserves a solo movie after putting in an incredible performance as the slinky...
  • Batman had to come back, says Christopher Nolan July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite ‘not so favourable’ reviews, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has done well at the box office. Said to be the epic conclusion of the Batman franchise, the film is the third and the last film of the series after ‘Batman Begins’ and ‘The Dark Knight’. The director of...
  • 'Dark Knight' studio to donate to shooting victims July 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros, the studio behind 'The Dark Knight Rises', are donating a 'substantial' amount of money to help victims of the Colorado shooting. Collecting a whopping USD 160.9 million on the film's debut weekend in North America alone, the Hollywood studio is giving back to the Aurora community following...
  • In 3 days, 'Dark Knight' earns Rs 17 crore in India July 24, 2012

    Mumbai: 'The Dark Knight Rises' was easily one of the most eagerly awaited Hollywood films this year. But incidentally, while the film did manage to make money over the weekend, the audience seems to have been disappointed with the finale. This week’s Bollywood releases, 'Picture Abhi Baki Hai', 'Chalo Driver' and...
  • Theaters increase security after Aurora shooting July 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Director Christopher Nolan remarked ahead of 'The Dark Knight Rises' debut that his villain is so fearsome that at times he's as hateful as someone carrying out such misdeeds for real. Nolan's grand spectacle of violence and mayhem has been put into perspective for what it really is -...
  • Is absence of Joker the Bane of 'Dark Knight'? July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: What’s common between the new Batman baddie Bane and the old villain Joker? Well, both have been addicted to drugs in their twenties, but Edward Thomas Hardy (Bane) fought hard to leave the habit of alcoholism and crack cocaine addiction. Heath Ledger was not so lucky and a...
  • What you didn't know about 'The Dark Knight' July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Finally the wait is over for Batman fans as the final installment of Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan hits the screens worldwide. Some interesting and rare facts about the 'Dark Knight'. Batman hates guns The Dark Knight refuses to use them after a gun killed his parents When Batman made...
  • The making of 'The Dark Knight Rises' July 20, 2012

    'The Dark Knight Rises' is a superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan. ...
  • If you know how 'Dark Knight' ends, don't tell me July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: It started as a silly, free-for-all hash tag joke and snowballed into a direct message battle to force upon the uninitiated the final scene of the most awaited film of the year. 'The Dark Knight Rises' spoilers have seriously upset Batman fans and they are taking no hostages...
  • Friday Releases: 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'Gattu' hit screens July 20, 2012

    Gotham city's vigilante 'Batman' returns with Christopher Nolan's epic conclusion - 'The Dark Knight Rises', while Bollywood's 'Gattu' tells the story of an orphan with a passion for kite-flying. ...
  • Friday Release: 'Dark Knight Rises' in Gotham July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is the third and ultimate film in the ‘Batman’ franchise. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film starts after eight years of the era shown in ‘The Dark Knight’. This time the story is expected to begin with Commissioner James Gordon’s (Gary Oldman) account who still...