Archive for Christopher Nolan

Top 20 Reasons why Superman is Jesus

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , on June 11, 2013 by Ross McD


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Jesus. Everyone knows Superman is just a thinly veiled treatise on the life of the Son of God, but by Kryptonite does new Supes movie Man of Steel hammer that message home. Well, Jesus WAS a carpenter. I caught up with director Zack Synder in Los Angeles to find out why Kal-El has so much religious baggage. Continue reading


Top Six… Batman Movies so far

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on July 10, 2012 by Ross McG

After what seems like 329 years of waiting, The Dark Knight Rises is finally upon us. But where will Christopher Nolan’s Bat threequel fit in this little list when it is released next week? Will Ross McG think it’s better than Batman Forever? Continue reading

Poetry in Motion Pictures: Batman Begins

Posted in Poetry in Motion Pictures with tags , , , , , , , on March 31, 2011 by Ross McD

With Warner Bros talking this week about making ‘Batman Begins… Again’ in the form of the much mooted Justice League movie, where better to turn for some poetic cinematic justice than Christopher Nolan’s original Gotham City tale. Ross McG promises not to rhyme ‘bat’ with ‘cat’ in the poem below… Continue reading

Batman v The Dark Knight

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2011 by rossvross

Let me tell you about these guys I know. Ross McD and Ross McG. Mean kids. Bad seeds. Hurt people. Do you like them already? Well, you have to decide which one you like more. click HERE or the picture above to read this bat-tle at Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

Inception v Inception

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 27, 2010 by Ross McG

Don’t worry, you’re not dreaming… yet. In honour of Christopher Nolan’s latest mindmelder, with its premise of a dream within a dream within a dream within a, er, dream, gives you a battle within a battle. It’s Inception v Inception. It’s Ross McD v Ross McG. All you have to do is tell us which Ross you agree with more. Sweet dreams…Click HERE or on the pic above to read this battle. Continue reading

RvRant: Inception

Posted in RvRANT with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 27, 2010 by Ross McG

And now for something completely different. Inspired by seeing Inception, Ross McD and Ross McG had the following email conversation. Normally we wouldn’t subject you guys to this sort of guff, but it does have some revealing insights into the tiny minds of the Rosses and we’d be delighted to hear your thoughts on the movie. WARNING: there be plenty of Inception spoilers below, so if you haven’t seen the movie, don’t read on. Don’t worry, you’re not missing much. Continue reading

Happy Trails Hans: Inception

Posted in HAPPY TRAILS HANS with tags , , , , , on September 4, 2009 by Hans Gruber

Inception hansYes, I am back. And this time I’m reviewing the teaser trailer for the new film by Christopher Nolan. I wanted this to be professional, efficient, adult, co-operative. Not a lot to ask… Continue reading

Batman Begins v Batman Forever

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2009 by rossvross

In the luminous green corner stands Batman, Robin, The Riddler, Two-Face and Nicole Kidman’s cleavage. In the very dark corner (though not as dark as The Dark Knight’s corner) stands uh, Batman. And his beginnings. Which is the better film? Read the arguments and decide. Was that intro over the top? I can never tell! Continue reading