Dunkirk is the latest film written and directed by Christopher Nolan. Based during World War II, the movie tells the story of the evacuation of Dunkirk, specifically the British soldiers, who, among others, were trapped by the German army on one side and the English Channel on the other. The film stars Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and a whole host of other people I don’t know.
The entire film is centered around the evacuation of the British soldiers from the shore. We don’t get to see what happened before, nor what happens after that. The premise of the movie isn’t terribly interesting, even though it’s an important part of history. So in order to sell this, the direction would have had to be really good, and fortunately for the film, it is. Continue reading “‘Dunkirk’ Review”