Dunkirk

Dunkirk ★★★★½

One of the most immersive, thrilling and visceral movie going experiences I've had so far this decade. "Dunkirk" is "The Thin Red Line" of 2017 and I loved every second of it. Both movies focus on the war aspect and style more than they do about character development and an in depth plot and I think both pull it off so well. Filled with tension and so damn thrilling from frame one, as soon as you hear that first gun shot go off you are in for this extremely suspenseful ride for the next hour and forty five minutes. It doesn't let you go throughout the entire runtime, and consistently has you on the edge of your seat. This might just be the best Nolan has ever been behind the camera, dude does one hell of a job here and is easily the frontrunner for the Best Director Oscar in my mind. The score and cinematography just like any Nolan film are fantastic and completely add to the experience. And the cast all turn in great performances with Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy and Mark Rylance leaving the most lasting impression in my mind. I really don't have any flaws with this movie. It's one of Nolan's best and honesty is one of the best war films I've ever seen. This is such an ambitious and nearly flawless blockbuster that is going to be huge this Awards season.

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