more The chapter introduces themes of Agamben’s theory of exceptional politics through Christopher Nolan’s The Batman trilogy and discusses its implications for democratic politics.
Giorgio Agamben encounters in his work the border zone of the political: between law and exception, sovereign power meets bare life.
more La animación japonesa ha marcado un antes y un después en el circuito cinematográfico mundial.
Desde sus primeras apariciones en festivales hasta su llegada a los hogares de todo el mundo, el anime ha supuesto una revolución en lo que a la industria de la animación se refiere, llegando a ser un gran referente para directores consagrados en la historia del cine.
Bowman, Bell, and Cooper become the hyperreal cause and effect of their fate and humankind’s future.
The plot twists – the process of cognition – of all three films can thus metaphorically be described as climbing the “Penrose stairs”. This paper identifies and defines the figure of the 'outlaw knight' through Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1596) and two modern American films, John Ford’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight...
Special attention is given to Nolan’s use of classical myth (legendary Caesar, architect Ariadne) as these intertextual references play a significant role in the structure of The Dark Knight and Inception, respectively.
The problem of the superhero is that this figure acts takes up the position of the sovereign exception and almost always thereby functions ideologically.
The paper begins with an overview of stylistic and narrative features of Nolan's films (tracing his sources of influence), which consistently reveals their explicit psychological motivation. more The paper begins with an overview of stylistic and narrative features of Nolan's films (tracing his sources of influence), which consistently reveals their explicit psychological motivation.
The bulk of the paper thus consists of a psychological analysis of three films (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Inception) as examples of Nolan’s exploration of human subjectivity.