From a relatively unknown writer in the 90's, Jonathan Nolan has established himself as a popular name, thanks to co-writing credits he has received for The Prestige (2006), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and more recently, Interstellar (2014).
Returning to his day job, Boyle re-enters the film arena with Trance, a London-based psychological thriller that rushes around with about as much calm and patience as an ADHD sufferer. He has said that he was finishing this project whilst he was working on the Olympic opening ceremony, and that this should be viewed as its 'dark, evil cousin'.
They say movies are our escape into a fantasy world; but isn't it sad when we see how most movies these days tread the safe path?
With the recent release of the final film in the highly acclaimed The Dark Knight Trilogy, Christopher Nolan has once again shown the world that superhero movies do not necessarily need to be about a whole lot of special effects and they can always chose realism over fantasy if and when one has to choose one of the two.