Analysis: The Films of Christopher Nolan

WARNING: Contains Spoilers for Inception, The Dark Knight, The Prestige, Insomnia and Memento.

Television Special: Battlestar Galactica

Science Fiction is a divisive genre, fans are often fanatics and non-fans can be vitriolic in their hatred and or total dismissal of the genre as ‘geeky’ or ‘childish’. Television programmes like Star Trek or Babylon 5 are often held responsible for the latter reaction with their stifled dialogue and dodgy special effects. But equally the cliqueiness of Science Fiction fans can alienate those who under different circumstances may well enjoy science fiction. Ronald D.

Special: Films of the Year 2010 - Index

The complete list of sixty films that resulted in the Left Field Cinema top ten films of 2010.

Special: Top Ten Films of 2010

(10) Inception

Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster is the sort of film studio executives dream of, a crowd pleaser which draws a massive audience, not just for one, but sometimes two or three viewings; a complex labyrinth of a movie which the critics adore almost universally.

Special: The Worst Film of 2010

Two years ago I named Alien Vs Predator 2: Requiem as the worst film of 2008. This special episode (initially intended to be a one-off) wasn’t merely a rant condemning the film as a vacuous commercially geared generic science fiction horror which only served to further doom both franchises to credibility oblivion – the fact that that is exactly what the film was is neither here nor there.

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