In 2014 he received the first-ever Founder's Award from the Festival. "I've come to realize that the lighting and camera setups, the technical things, take all the time, but running another take generally only adds a couple of minutes. Dowd of The.V. 70 In 2001, when Nolan was in post-production for Insomnia, he asked his brother Jonathan to help write the script for the film. 51 52 Film critic Roger Ebert praised the film for introducing new perspectives and ideas on the issues of morality and guilt. Fascinated by the character and story, he wanted to make a film grounded in a "relatable" world more reminiscent of a classical drama than a comic-book fantasy. 324 In July 2012 he became the youngest director to be honored with a hand-and-footprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Nolan also wrote and co-produced the film, described as "a contemporary sci-fi actioner set within the architecture of the mind". 87 It is the first commercial feature film shot partially in the 15/70 mm imax format. 97 Nolan also received bafta, Golden Globe, DGA, and PGA Award nominations, as well as a WGA Award for his work on the film. 306 Noted film critic Mark Kermode complimented the director for bringing "the discipline and ethics of art-house independent moviemaking" to Hollywood blockbusters, calling him "The living proof that you don't have to appeal to the lowest common denominator to be profitable". So its not just your grannys old wives tale after all. A 2010 study published in the journal Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry found that ginger might bind to the brains serotonin receptor which could have a calming effect on anxiety. 239 Other influences Nolan has credited include figurative painter Francis Bacon, 240 architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and authors Raymond Chandler, James Ellroy, Jim Thompson, 14 and Charles Dickens ( A Tale of Two Cities was a major influence on The Dark Knight Rises. 61 Starring Christian Bale in the title role, along with Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, and Liam Neeson, the film revived the franchise, heralding a trend towards darker films that rebooted (or retold) backstories. 189 He prefers shooting on film to digital video, and opposes the use of digital intermediates and digital cinematography, which he feels are less reliable than film and offer inferior image quality. 197 198 "I'm fascinated by our subjective perception of reality, that we are all stuck in a very singular point of view, a singular perspective on what we all agree to be an objective reality, and movies are one of the ways in which. Initially wanted a more seasoned director, but Soderbergh and his Section Eight Productions fought for Nolan, as well as his choice of cinematographer ( Wally Pfister ) and editor ( Dody Dorn ).