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Ashhong
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(07-17-2017, 10:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by serenewarfare

I'm sure I'll see it eventually because I love Nolan's stuff for the most part. But the trailers have just looked really dull from a plot perspective, IMO.

The trailers cannot display the suspense and setup that the movie probably needs. There's not really a plot anyway. People need rescue, see it happen.
Vault Dweller 111
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(07-17-2017, 10:07 PM)
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God damn at these scores.
Fercho
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Beefy
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
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5/5

For it’s some achievement, this film. Very, very accessible (and that’s an important point), streamlined, economical and quite, quite brilliant, Dunkirk is – I don’t say this lightly – Christopher Nolan at the very top of his game. His best film? Maybe. There’s an argument for it at least. More certainly, it’s a relentless, engrossing, quite astounding piece of cinema (and cinema it very much is).

http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/d...dunkirk-review
Loxley
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
Nolan coming for that Best Director Oscar.
Bread
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
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holy fuck it's happening
strafer
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
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Feels like when The Last Of Us review thread hit, praise out the ass.

I'm happy for those who looked forward to this, I wont be seeing it, only Nolan movie I'm skipping.
WadiumArcadium
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
The Independent:

Christopher Nolanís astonishing new film, a retelling of the Allied evacuation of occupied France in 1940, is a work of heart-hammering intensity and grandeur that demands to be seen on the best and biggest screen within reach. But its spectacle doesnít stop at the recreations of Second World War combat.

5/5
Vault Dweller 111
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Originally Posted by strafer

Feels like when The Last Of Us review thread hit, praise out the ass.

I'm happy for those who looked forward to this, I wont be seeing it, only Nolan movie I'm skipping.

Why?
zsynqx
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(07-17-2017, 10:08 PM)
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Thanks for the help guys, keep em' coming
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(07-17-2017, 10:09 PM)
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FTF
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(07-17-2017, 10:09 PM)
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So many 5/5s and 10s...hype building.
Timu
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(07-17-2017, 10:09 PM)
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Yes, it's happening, he made up for Interstellar, can't wait to see this one day.
strafer
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Originally Posted by Vault Dweller 111

Why?

I have no interest that is all.
RastaMentality
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(07-17-2017, 10:10 PM)
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I wonder what the 1/10 Interstellar critics will give this film.
J_Viper
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(07-17-2017, 10:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fercho

Designed by Say.Gi is Nolan's most underrated film
Broadbandito
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(07-17-2017, 10:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by strafer

I have no interest that is all.

Then why are you in the "Dunkirk review thread" if you have no interest. You clearly are interested in the reviews :P
Fancyarcher
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(07-17-2017, 10:10 PM)
Starts out with a 100 / 100 on metacritic. OH SHIT!!!

http://www.metacritic.com/movie/dunkirk
Fercho
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(07-17-2017, 10:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by J_Viper

Designed by Say.Gi is Nolan's most underrated film

LMAO found it in google.

Originally Posted by Broadbandito

Then why are you in the "Dunkirk review thread" if you have no interest. You clearly are interested in the reviews :P

The Nolan Effect. It starts ;)
L4DANathan
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(07-17-2017, 10:11 PM)
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Man, I wasn't too sure about Nolan doing a historical piece when it was first announced, but now I'm hyped as hell.
Marcellus Wallace
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The story of a miracle should have been thrilling; but given the non-linear approach, "Dunkirk" lacks the kind of center that would prompt the audience to stand up and cheer. GRADE: C

Sgt. Kabukiman
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(07-17-2017, 10:11 PM)

Christopher Nolanís Monumental War Epic Is The Best Film Heís Ever Made

Daaaaaamn...
I was expecting this to be his first major misstep. My apologies for doubting you, God-Emperor Nolan.
GK86
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(07-17-2017, 10:11 PM)
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Fuck, I'm hyped.
Inceptional
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(07-17-2017, 10:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by serenewarfare

I'm sure I'll see it eventually because I love Nolan's stuff for the most part. But the trailers have just looked really dull from a plot perspective, IMO.

The plot isn't the point in this movie. It's about the moment-to-moment suspense created through the action, editing and music. Like another reviewer said, "It's an impressionistic spectacle."
Biggest-Geek-Ever
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(07-17-2017, 10:12 PM)
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http://uproxx.com/movies/dunkirk-review/

But this certainly isnít a ďHarry Styles movieĒ or a ďTom Hardy movie.Ē Instead, itís an experience. And itís a theatrical experience unlike pretty much anything Iíve seen before. Itís non-stop intensity that will both exhaust a viewer and make one grateful that we didnít actually have to live through that hell.

https://www.villagevoice.com/2017/07...-born-to-make/

Nolan gives us one of the leanest, most ingenious studio films in quite a while: an intercutting montage of competing timelines that expand and contract and collide in ways both inevitable and surprising. And somehow, itís also uncharacteristically intimate.

http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do...s-ever/2330669

Dunkirk is a staggering feat of filmmaking, as Nolan's fans are accustomed. Van Hoytema's cinematography conveys death trap closeness even with IMAX cameras on a vast beach. Hans Zimmer again proves himself a masterfully dramatic composer, turning violins into the sound of spiraling aircraft. The performances are solid as such Nolan's vision requires, including pop star Harry Styles briefly.

Still, Dunkirk left me unexpectedly thrilled, not being a Nolan diehard or a war movie buff in general. But its timeless heroism and state-of-the-art execution makes me think they don't make 'em like Dunkirk anymore. In fact, they never have.

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serenewarfare
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(07-17-2017, 10:12 PM)

Originally Posted by Ashhong

The trailers cannot display the suspense and setup that the movie probably needs. There's not really a plot anyway. People need rescue, see it happen.

Oh I'm sure that's the case. But operating off of review reception and faith in Nolan won't compel me to rush to the theater for this. That's more my point. I just think there's no real hook here for me other than "hey Nolan made a WWII movie that's really great". For some people that's enough. For my own personal level of excitement, it's not.
Beefy
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(07-17-2017, 10:13 PM)
It's happening fam
Vault Dweller 111
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Wonder what the hold up with Rotten Tomatoes is.
Certinty
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(07-17-2017, 10:13 PM)
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Never seen reviews like this before.
ERotIC
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(07-17-2017, 10:13 PM)

Originally Posted by Fancyarcher

Starts out with a 100 / 100 on metacritic. OH SHIT!!!

http://www.metacritic.com/movie/dunkirk

This is crazy.
bananafactory
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(07-17-2017, 10:13 PM)

Originally Posted by serenewarfare

Oh I'm sure that's the case. But operating off of review reception and faith in Nolan won't compel me to rush to the theater for this. That's more my point. I just think there's no real hook here for me other than "hey Nolan made a WWII movie that's really great". For some people that's enough. For my own personal level of excitement, it's not.

Is everyone saying 'this is one of the best films of the year' not a hook in itself?
Cheebo
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(07-17-2017, 10:14 PM)

Originally Posted by strafer

I have no interest that is all.

It is crazy to be interested in Nolan films and skip this. You are skipping what is being called his best film he has ever done by virtually every critic?

That is absurd.
broncobuster
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(07-17-2017, 10:14 PM)

Originally Posted by Fancyarcher

Starts out with a 100 / 100 on metacritic. OH SHIT!!!

http://www.metacritic.com/movie/dunkirk





8.8/10 average on rotten tomatoes atm
Vyer
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(07-17-2017, 10:14 PM)
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wow @ these reviews.

Gonna have to make it to the closest IMAX
Inferno313
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(07-17-2017, 10:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Marcellus Wallace

Combo breaker: http://forums.compuserve.com/discuss...1&nav=messages

How the fuck did you even find this review?
ERotIC
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(07-17-2017, 10:15 PM)

Originally Posted by Vault Dweller 111

Wonder what the hold up with Rotten Tomatoes is.

Probably just overload. I'm a 10+ year poster there and they're known to get bogged down something fierce.
mnannola
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(07-17-2017, 10:15 PM)
Wow I wonder if this film will do well. Not sure how much everyone is going to be tripping over themselves to go see a WW2 flick, but Nolan + these awesome reviews have to help. How much is this movie predicted to make domestic?
NealMcCauley
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(07-17-2017, 10:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Inferno313

How the fuck did you even find this review?

It's on RT.

Somehow?
FTF
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(07-17-2017, 10:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vault Dweller 111

Wonder what the hold up with Rotten Tomatoes is.

Yeah, they're still only showing 2 scores for some reason.

Originally Posted by broncobuster

lol
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Originally Posted by Marcellus Wallace

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Kinda sounds like they think it needed more of a character/narrative core rather than the "experience" angle for people to get invested in it? Curious. YMMV.

Still seeing it on Saturday @ BFI Imax tho
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Yesss
LakeEarth
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(07-17-2017, 10:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by broncobuster

So did Bruce spend the night installing that thing, or did he make Alfred do it?
Sibersk Esto
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(07-17-2017, 10:16 PM)

Originally Posted by Marcellus Wallace

Combo breaker: http://forums.compuserve.com/discuss...1&nav=messages

Compuserve? Did you find this review with the wayback machine?
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Jesus those are videogame AAA scores.
DecoReturns
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Feels like the breath of the Wild review thread.
serenewarfare
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(07-17-2017, 10:16 PM)

Originally Posted by Inceptional

The plot isn't the point in this movie. It's about the moment-to-moment suspense created through the action, editing and music. Like another reviewer said, "It's an impressionistic spectacle."

That's fine. I understand that. And I'm sure all of those parts of the film are second-to-none. I just personally need more of a hook to pull me into the theater. I'm sure I'll see the film eventually and love it. I'm just in no rush to.

Originally Posted by bananafactory

Is everyone saying 'this is one of the best films of the year' not a hook in itself?

Not really. There are a ton of really great films that I've seen this year, and pretty much all of them have been after the fact of them being in theaters or being the hot thing. I'll see it eventually, but just being a great film isn't enough for me personally. Like I went to see Baby Driver opening weekend because it was both a great film and was a style of film that hooked me with its promotion and style. Dunkirk just doesn't have that for me. I'm sure I'll love it when I do see it though.
Marcellus Wallace
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Originally Posted by Sibersk Esto

Compuserve? Did you find this review with the wayback machine?

It's the one rotten on RT
kris.
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(07-17-2017, 10:17 PM)

Originally Posted by Inferno313

How the fuck did you even find this review?

Originally Posted by Sibersk Esto

Compuserve? Did you find this review with the wayback machine?

It's listed on RT.
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(07-17-2017, 10:17 PM)
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IMAX with my wife on Thursday. So freakin' hyped.

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