Dan Scully’s review published on Letterboxd:
Find the biggest screen and see this. And do breathing exercise beforehand, because you might end up holding your breath the entire time.
The way the three settings are layered into one another gives the viewer exactly as much room as they need, but not an ounce more. Air tight.
Tom Hardy can act using just his eyes.
There is very little blood.
We don't ever see an enemy's face. Not once.
There are maybe 10 pages of dialogue in the whole thing, if that.
Full review available at Cinedelphia.
Update: Here is another piece I wrote regarding the backlash against Nolan which has occurred.