1. THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors. This ongoing project is made possible in part by our generous supporters on Patreon. Please visit our profile page to learn how you can become a patron: patreon.com/directorsseries

    5.5: PRESENT TENSION is the fifth chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his minimalist war opus, DUNKIRK (2017):

    01:29 -- QUAY (2015)
    04:22 -- DUNKIRK (2017)

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  2. THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors. This ongoing project is made possible in part by our generous supporters on Patreon. Please visit our profile page to learn how you can become a patron: patreon.com/directorsseries

    5.4: THE APOCALYPTIC EPICS is the fourth chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his pair of big-screen opuses with super-sized stakes:

    01:31 -- THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012)
    43:19 -- INTERSTELLAR (2014)

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    Official Website: directorsseries.net
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  3. THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors. This ongoing project is made possible in part by our generous supporters on Patreon. Please visit our profile page to learn how you can become a patron: patreon.com/directorsseries

    5.3: THE COLOSSAL CORNERSTONES is the third chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and career of director Christopher Nolan, covering his zeitgeist-defining pair of complex blockbusters:

    01:18 -- THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)
    45:04 -- INCEPTION (2010)

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    Official Website: directorsseries.net
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  4. THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors. This ongoing project is made possible in part by our generous supporters on Patreon. Please visit our profile page to learn how you can become a patron: patreon.com/directorsseries

    5.2: THE BLOCKBUSTERS BEGIN is the second chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his trailblazing forays into big-budget studio filmmaking:

    01:13-- INSOMNIA (2002)
    13:33-- BATMAN BEGINS (2005)
    46:05-- THE PRESTIGE (2006)

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    Official Website: directorsseries.net
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  5. THE DIRECTORS SERIES is an educational/editorial non-profit collection of video and text essays by filmmaker Cameron Beyl, dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of contemporary and classic film directors. This ongoing project is made possible in part by our generous supporters on Patreon. Please visit our profile page to learn how you can become a patron: patreon.com/directorsseries

    5.1: THE NON-LINEAR NEO-NOIRS is the first chapter of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and careers of director Christopher Nolan, covering his pair of breakout independent neo-noirs:

    03:20-- DOODLEBUG (1997)
    04:11-- FOLLOWING (1998)
    14:00-- MEMENTO (2000)

    THE DIRECTORS SERIES channel on Vimeo: The Directors Series
    Official Website: directorsseries.net
    Facebook: facebook.com/directorsseriesessays
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    About the author: cameronbeyl.com

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