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Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 21 July 2017 (USA)
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

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Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II. Written by Harvey

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When 400,000 men couldn't get home, home came for them. See more »

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Good but over-hyped
20 July 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I write this review when this movie has a high rating making it the greatest movie of all time I think for the most part this is Nolan fan boys and fan girls it really isn't that great.

To me a war movie should invoke a huge emotional response. It should bring you to tears and have you leaving the cinema thinking wow I hope I never have to be put in that position. The great war movies of the past have invoked that response from me. Even Hacksaw Ridge from last year I felt so much emotions watching it. I didn't get that with this movie at all.

This movie is so beautiful shot it is truly amazing but it has little else on offer. I found the British accents hard to understand at time like I needed subtitles. I get it is a British movie so this isn't really a complaint but it did lessen it's appeal to me. I also found the directing to at times feel messy. All the interweaving stories made it hard to really get into the movie.

I really feel this movie is overrated it is not a bad movie but Nolan really is not as good as people make out he is. This is a bit over-hyped and not even the best movie this year let alone of all time.


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