Tenet ★★

I love to tag on Nolan as much as the next guy, but you can’t deny the man’s talent with engaging high-octane action, and that’s what Tenet succeeds at. As a plague with most of his films, however, this doesn’t have the most interesting characters to play with, making Inception or Dunkirk interesting exceptions, and the film’s inversion logic can leave you very lost as to who’s where. However, this can be a fun time if you wanna turn your brain off for a while. It’s absolutely not as smart as Nolan wants it to be, which is ultimately its downfall, so unfortunately there’s that. And it’s painfully dissonant, emotionally speaking. Like, there’s so much Nolan wants me to care about and it simply does not work.

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