A Flavorwire Daily Poll: Christopher Nolan Gets Censored

When Defamer received its awards consideration copy of the Dark Knight yesterday, they discovered director Christopher Nolan’s name blacked out with Sharpie. It turns out they received a Writers Guild copy, and the WGA claims that the “a film by _____” nomination is unfair to the writers — a dispute over “posessory credit” (ie, “a Christopher Nolan film”) that has a long history.

We’ve always thought it’s strange that the director gets that sole designation, but can’t believe it’s come down to graffiti on a DVD. What we’re wondering is:

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[Oddly enough, in this case Chris Nolan would appear anyway, since he co-wrote the film…]