119 wins & 168 nominations.
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(Short) (written by - as Chris Nolan)
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[on casting Batman Begins
(2005)] Batman is a marvelously complex character - somebody who has absolute charm and then, just like that, can turn it into ice-cold ruthlessness. There are very few actors who can do that, and Christian is one of them.
After James Cameron
, Christopher Nolan is the second director make two films that have grossed more than $1 billion in the worldwide box office (The Dark Knight
(2008) and The Dark Knight Rises
(2012)). However, Nolan is the first director to have released both of the billion dollar grossing films in 2D only (James Cameron's Avatar
(2009) and Titanic
(1997) have both been released in 3D at some ...
His endings have a recurring theme of justified dishonesty. (Examples: Guy Pearce
's "Do I lie to myself to be happy" monologue in Memento
(2000), Michael Caine
's closing remark that the audience "wants to be fooled" from The Prestige
(2006) and Christian Bale
's rationale of how the citizens of Gotham City "deserve to have their faith rewarded" in the ending of The Dark Knight