Funny how much of the criticism aimed at 1917 is also the criticism that Dunkirk got back in 2017:
— filmmaking gimmick that didn't work
— feels like a videogame cutscene
— immersion-breaking cameo(s) by famous Brit(s)
— characters aren't characterized so you can't empathize with them.
I don't agree with any of those when it comes to Dunkirk, but 1917? Yeah, it's got problems.
My main issue is with the gimmick: having the camera glued to the protagonist for…