New from ScreenPrism is a video essay that combines a brief analysis of the favored themes and techniques of Christopher Nolan with the rhetorical tactic made famous by Jeffrey Foxworthy. It’s called You Know It’s a Christopher Nolan Film If…
Fans of Nolan’s movies will probably enjoy seeing many of his recurring leitmotifs and thematic echoes laid out in such a simple manner, while more casual admirers might learn something about the threads that tie his movies together. Also, everybody forgets about Insomnia, even though it has Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hillary Swank. Insomnia! Pretty good.
You can watch You Know It’s a Christopher Nolan Film If… below. You’ll soon get the chance to apply your knowledge to the upcoming Nolan joint Dunkirk, which is coming to theaters this week. And for more cool film stuff from ScreenPrism, check them out on their YouTube channel right here.
Here’s the video: