Every generation has nostalgia goggles for the movies released in the decade they were born in, mine is 2000s cheese.
So I saw it again and I must say I liked it a lot more this second time around. Now, don't get me wrong, I still have most of the same issues that I mentioned in my previous review, but I think coming to terms with the fact that this was never going to be the definitive adaptation, since the only way to fully adapt the book would be via a miniseries format, allowed me to take in this experience…
Rian Johnson invented movie entertainment.
Seriously though, this was an absolute blast. Go watch it now, no matter what you're doing. I have a strong feeling this is going to become a comfort movie for me. Rian Johnson is god. Ana de Armas is perfection. Why are you still reading? Go, buy your tickets. See it again if you've seen it already. Take your family, take your neighbors! Just give me more Benoit Blanc mysteries please
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Dunkirk is Christopher Nolan's latest masterpiece. It truly is the definition of an experience. When I saw this film in theaters, I loved it not only because it was one of the most intense experiences of my life, but also because Dunkirk does something many films nowadays forget to do. It takes major risks.
One of the many, many smart decisions made by Nolan was to not have any identification with the characters. Had the story focused only on a…