Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Dunkirk and Characters: What are Characters and Do They Matter?

I want to talk about characters in Dunkirk.  Dunkirk lacks one of the classic means that a war movie uses to develop characters, specifically the characters sit around and talk about how the girlfriend they left back at home.  I … Continue reading

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Dunkirk Review

Dunkirk is unconventional movie from the beginning.  The first shot we see is young soldiers running.  We do not see most of their faces, and as they are running, all but one of them are shot and fall to the … Continue reading

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Dunkirk Review Preview: Why Spoilers Can Be Good

I was going to call this Dunkirk Review Prologue, but I couldn’t resist.  🙂 Dunkirk is a “spoiled story.”  By spoiled, I mean we already know the ending. At Dunkirk, 400,000 soldiers were penned in at the beach in France, … Continue reading

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Dark Knight Rises Review

Catwoman: You don’t owe these people anymore.  You’ve already given them everything. Batman: Not everything. At the beginning of The Dark Knight Rises, it does seem as if Batman has given everything he has to the city of Gotham.  After … Continue reading

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