Dunkirk Reviews

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February 16, 2021
I stand by my assertion that Dunkirk is Nolan's masterpiece.
February 11, 2021
Unseriousness about history combines with lack of knowledge, all of it justified on the grounds that only individual, subjective perceptions of reality are possible.
December 23, 2020
It's true that it's themes are a little on the nose - the film's tagline is "Hope is a weapon. Survival is victory" - but Christopher Nolan makes it work with a sense of immediacy not often found in movies.
December 5, 2020
If one can ignore the infuriating narrative structuring, there are plenty of technical achievements worth seeing.
November 5, 2020
It's an emotional gauntlet, as you'll be glued to the edge of your seats with your eyes staring at the screening.
September 7, 2020
A good film. Nothing else.
September 4, 2020
Its structural experimentation makes it one of Nolan's most intense, incisive and emotionally engaging works.
September 3, 2020
Christopher Nolan recreates the World War II evacuation of Dunkirk by fracturing the narrative across three overlapping timelines: an hour in the air with Tom Hardy, a day at sea with Mark Rylance, and a week on shore with Kenneth Branagh.
August 26, 2020
Dunkirk is more than just a war film. You're watching a survival horror film, a psychologically, relentless suspense trip that Hitchcock would be proud of. It results in a film that leaves you breathless.
July 18, 2020
In style and execution, [Christopher Nolan] has made not just one of his very best works, and not only one of the best films of the year - Dunkirk is one of the best war films of the decade.
July 3, 2020
Even with the loud sound atmosphere, the lack of storytelling will get you yawning. [Full review in Spanish]
July 1, 2020
With an unexpected narrative structure, Christopher Nolan creates a breathtaking modern war classic.
June 30, 2020
Dunkirk is an inspirational and emotional film that does justice to a very important moment in world history.
June 27, 2020
To be an anti-war film in which almost everything is overturned by minimalism, we think it is a breath of originality that revitalizes the genre. [Full review in Spanish]
May 12, 2020
As a technical achievement, I'd certainly give the framework high praise, but as an instrument in delivering high drama, I'm less than convinced. This is still very much a recommendation.
March 25, 2020
The marriage of performance, sound, structure, and downright astonishing visuals makes Dunkirk the ultimate moviegoing experience.
February 5, 2020
There is nothing clinical about it, just good old-fashioned elbow grease filmmaking. Sometimes, it's all it takes.
January 16, 2020
By bringing Dunkirk in at a brisk (for him) 106 minutes, Nolan rediscovers his gift for concision that made his early gems like Memento so pleasing.
November 12, 2019
[O]ne of the most captivating and compelling films of the year so far.
October 10, 2019
With a dedication to excellent "show don't tell" presentation, stunning cinematography and a downright scary soundtrack and score, Dunkirk succeeds at putting viewers in the thick of an unsung but no less dark time of the Second World War.
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