Great Job, Internet!: Let us begin the wearying task of debating the best Christopher Nolan film

Christopher Nolan’s tenth film—the terse, action-packed Dunkirk—comes out tomorrow, and it’s being hailed as one of the finest in the director’s career. That slate of 10 works, largely written and directed by Nolan and his brother, Jonathan, comprises one of the richer filmographies in popular cinema, traversing noir, sci-fi, superheroes, and more, all while reliably cobbling together Hollywood superstars and far-reaching ideas about love, consciousness, storytelling, technology, and Michael Caine. Now some twenty years removed from his debut Following, Nolan has yet to release a bad film, meaning that it is high time we all began slap-fighting amongst ourselves as to which one is the best and which is the worst.

Helping in that effort is this primer by Screen Prism, which runs through the director’s entire filmography, cataloging his running trademarks and analyzing his many meta-narratives and ambiguous endings. But even it can …

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