Christopher Nolan's 5 Most Emotionally Manipulative Assertions

Christopher Nolan's 5 Most Emotionally Manipulative Assertions
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fuck off

"Dearest Cillian,

Finally, a chance to see you lead...



that's nice of you

"I try not to think of actors when I'm writing."

Of fans thinking he had set off a real atomic bomb during the Oppenheimer shoot:

“It’s flattering that people would think I would be capable of something as extreme as that on the one hand, but it’s also a little bit scary,” Nolan says during an interview in mid-June, in the Los Angeles offices of his and Thomas’ production company, Syncopy Inc.

via HR

You have it or you don't

"The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it."

via TIME

Undermining Olympics

"We're definitely well into a phase where our actors are not willing to brand themselves as movie stars, the way actors of the past did. When you look at a guy like Christian (Bale), whether he's wearing a mask or not, this is one of our great actors. But he wants to be different in every film. He doesn't want the audience to go to a 'Christian Bale movie'. He wants them to come see the character he's playing."

via Macleans