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The term 'genre' eventually becomes pejorative because you're referring to something that's so codified and ritualised that it ceases to have the power and meaning it had when it first started. What I'm trying to do is to create modern equivalents that speak to me of those tropes that have more of the original power.
(2002), his next project was going to be a Howard Hughes
biopic starring Jim Carrey
. Nolan had the screenplay written (calling it "one of the best things I've ever written"), but once it became apparent Martin Scorsese
was making his own Hughes biopic, The Aviator
(2004), Nolan reluctantly tabled his script and took up directing Batman Begins
Frequently in his films the protagonists, at some crucial moment, feel let down or betrayed by their mentors whom they have been following blindly and with respect. (e.g. The protagonist being cheated by Cobb in Following
(1998), Leonard "discovering" that Teddy is the culprit in Memento
(2000), Hilary Swank
's character respecting Al Pacino
as a great detective in Insomnia
(2002) only to find out...