Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Dark Knight: Visual Echoes. How Michael Mann's work influenced 'The Dark Knight'

Glass Distortion has compiled a fascinating video essay showcasing the influence the work of Michael Mann had on Christopher Nolan when making 'The Dark Knight.'

Mann's L.A. Takedown (1989), Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), and Collateral (2004) are the films used as references and cues used by The Dark Knight director and 'Heat' was one of the films cast and crew was made watch during pre-production .

Nolan once said “I always felt ‘Heat’ to be a remarkable demonstration of how you can create a vast universe within one city and balance a very large number of characters and their emotional journeys in an effective manner”

Check out the video below: