Nice Nolan Ya, Episode 3: ‘Insomnia’

Insomnia Movie

Insomnia, Christopher Nolan’s 2002 remake of a Norwegian thriller, is his first film with major stars. Al Pacino, Hillary Swank and Robin Williams play cops and a killer in a sun-flooded Alaskan setting. With a jump in budget and acting prestige, does Nolan sacrifice any of the stylistic ambition of his first two films? How much of Nolan’s structural complexity survives in a remake he had no hand in writing? How much of the scenery ends up in Al Pacino’s choppers?

Find out below in our third episode of Nice Nolan Ya!

 




Alex Lubetkin

Author: Alex Lubetkin

Sorry if this wasn't funny. Elsewhere, I edit video. @ayjax90.

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