Top 10: Films of 2017

Top films of the year lists are like Christmas selection boxes. Not because they include a carefully chosen selection of favourites guaranteed to please, but because everyone’s got one and you’re sick of them by the 2nd week of January. With that in mind, here is the Depends on the Dream Top 10 films of…

Christopher Nolan: the Bond debate

This week in cinema brings two industry titans back into focus. There is the new Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk, stretching the screen in an IMAX near you now, which is reviewed here. And Monday evening rewarded cinephiles further: James Bond will return, on November 8th 2019 in the US & slightly earlier in his beloved…

Dunkirk Review

It almost goes without saying that Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s 10th feature film, is thrillingly good. The motif of Nolan’s work is an astoundingly high quality level. By turning one of history’s most famous battles into a desperate existential drama, he invigorates yet another genre. Watching a new Christopher Nolan film is as good as cinema…

The definitive ranking of Christopher Nolan’s films

You’ve read the rest; now read the best. With the release of┬áDunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s 10th feature film, this is the perfect time for a look back through, and indeed a ranking of his work up until now. He is the most popular director of his generation amongst cinema-goers, with his signature style and frequently flexible…