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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Any historical drama is necessarily a summary, and will approach a threshold at which distillation becomes dilution. Nolan doesn't seem too worried about this, and Dunkirk's eruptive brevity is almost refreshing.
The underlying story and its meticulous re-creation on the big screen completely won me over, as Nolan and his outstanding team deliver scene after scene of heroism, desperation, or that base human instinct for survival.
It's a comma of compassion in a larger Sisyphean story of war, with Christopher Nolan's contemporaneously unrivaled visual instincts - wedding Storm Thorgerson's surreal photography to David Lean's cinematic majesty.
The new film of the British director abounds with a new vision in the figure of the unknown soldier from three dramatic spaces: land, sea and air, thus breaking with the idea of a blessed heroism. [Full review in Spanish]