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We wrap up our Christopher Nolan series with the epic trio of Inception, Interstellar, and Dunkirk

Clockwise from top: Inception (Screenshot: Warner Bros.); Dunkirk (Screenshot: Warner Bros.); Interstellar (Screenshot: Paramount Pictures)
Clockwise from top: Inception (Screenshot: Warner Bros.); Dunkirk (Screenshot: Warner Bros.); Interstellar (Screenshot: Paramount Pictures)
Graphic: Baraka Kaseko

For the past three weeks on Film Club, our critics A.A. Dowd and Katie Rife have embarked on a deep dive into the films of Christopher Nolan. And our final installment in the series is as twisting and complex as it gets, as we discuss the blockbuster trio of Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Is Nolan’s reputation for making chilly films that are full of ideas, but short on emotion, justified? Have our opinions of his work changed after spending the last month seeped in his filmography? And how did he manage to put out a such an ambitious series of $100 million-plus epics, with only a few years in between?

Because The A.V. Club office is closed for the time being, and everyone on staff is social distancing, we’ve recorded episode remotely. Listen to the podcast above, subscribe on iTunes, and give us a five-star rating to help other listeners find us. Make sure to check out our previous episodes about the films of Christopher Nolan, linked above.

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