Dunkirk

Incredible movie. Fine acting all around. Sound track was spot on. Gave my SVS a good workout.
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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 5,893
    The sound track had the same effect as the one in Jaws. It kept you on the edge, even when the bombs weren't dropping. Exceptionally well done.
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  • dromundsdromunds Posts: 6,604
    Saw it in the theater, really liked it. Just saw the Winston Churchill movie, Darkest Hour. Also very good, superb acting by Gary Oldham.
  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 5,893
    dromunds wrote: »
    Saw it in the theater, really liked it. Just saw the Winston Churchill movie, Darkest Hour. Also very good, superb acting by Gary Oldham.

    Looking forward to seeing that one too.
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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 5,891
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    Getting ready to watch it now, should be a workout for the dual PSW 111's. I'm waiting on the wife she said she would be down 15 minutes ago.
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  • Well, I got 2 times to watch that movie. Dunkirk is really a cool movie, the actor is good in acting also.
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 3,880

    gudnoyez wrote: »
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    Getting ready to watch it now, should be a workout for the dual PSW 111's. I'm waiting on the wife she said she would be down 15 minutes ago.

    Ya still waiting Steve?!?
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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 5,893
    dromunds wrote: »
    Saw it in the theater, really liked it. Just saw the Winston Churchill movie, Darkest Hour. Also very good, superb acting by Gary Oldham.
    Just saw Darkest Hour, outstanding as well. The two movies go well together.
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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 5,891
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    gudnoyez wrote: »
    t5cbt7qhbj46.jpg

    Getting ready to watch it now, should be a workout for the dual PSW 111's. I'm waiting on the wife she said she would be down 15 minutes ago.

    Ya still waiting Steve?!?

    Nope enjoyed it, definitely a work out for the HT, the Spitfire scenes were great, however they could of worked on the character development a bit, other than that we both enjoyed it.
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  • verbverb Posts: 828
    dromunds wrote: »
    Saw it in the theater, really liked it. Just saw the Winston Churchill movie, Darkest Hour. Also very good, superb acting by Gary Oldham.
    Just saw Darkest Hour, outstanding as well. The two movies go well together.
    On my list!!!
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 3,607
    Watched it last week with my wife and 14 year old son. I was really looking forward to it, but none of us really liked it. We must just be missing something because most people seemed to like it a lot.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 16,975
    I found it to be edgy and full of tension, but very little in the way of continuity. It jumped around to too many different elements and kind of pulled you out of the drama and the palpable fear the men in the ground faced.

    I liked it but less than I had hoped.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 28,368
    Didn't care for it myself. Also watched the new Bladerunner last night, it sucked also.
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 4,054
    edited January 18
    I will watch Dunkirk sometime.

    I think it has the same actor who played the main actor in Hacksaw Ridge.

    Now Hacksaw Ridge WAS a GREAT historical wartime movie that truley shows what a HERO IS.

    I recommend H.R. 100%

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  • ThortonThorton Posts: 1,041
    I found it to be edgy and full of tension, but very little in the way of continuity. It jumped around to too many different elements and kind of pulled you out of the drama and the palpable fear the men in the ground faced.

    I liked it but less than I had hoped.

    Same here. Just OK.
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 1,564
    I'm watching it now. It is as if Helen Keller mixed the dialog and Stevie Wonder did the color correction.
  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 5,893
    Tough crowd
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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 4,735
    I really enjoyed it myself!
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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 1,982
    Got this on Blu Ray for $9 compared to the $30 for the 4K version. Not a tough choice on which version to get!

    I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies. There are three themes followed and stitched together to represent the battle: air, sea, and land. The movie is intense throughout and the score helps make it that way. I'll have to watch it again, but I don't remember seeing any enemy troops in this movie, just the sights and sounds of bullets, aircraft, and torpedoes. That made the whole atmosphere scary.

    The editing reflects the three themes and different perspectives and does not follow a linear timeline. It all stitches together at the end though. This movie definitely needs a second viewing to understand what was going on. The air battles are the best part of this movie in my opinion. Seems to be very realistic sounding.
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  • dr1978dr1978 Posts: 78
    edited January 29
    Emlyn wrote: »
    ...I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies...

    Memento is a good example of this (and a great movie). Never would have thought that Nolan would go on to do something as commercial as Batman after watching that one.

    I thought Dunkirk was a very good movie. I heard about it and knew I would want to watch it well before any screenings occurred, so I was able to avoid the reviews/hype, and go in without having any pre-conceived notions. I try to go that route with all of the movies and music that I'm interested in. As hard as I try to not let it happen, if I hear to much about something before experiencing it myself, it has an impact on how much I enjoy it.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 8,832
    dr1978 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    ...I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies...

    Memento is a good example of this (and a great movie).

    GAWD I wish i had that 1.5 hrs. of my life back.

  • dr1978dr1978 Posts: 78
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    dr1978 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    ...I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies...

    Memento is a good example of this (and a great movie).

    GAWD I wish i had that 1.5 hrs. of my life back.

    Try watching it in reverse, maybe you will.
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 3,880
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    dr1978 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    ...I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies...

    Memento is a good example of this (and a great movie).

    GAWD I wish i had that 1.5 hrs. of my life back.

    Really? I thought memento was incredible, but you do have to think a little Ivan lol!

    The timeline and theme info is great information. Now I’m really excited to watch Dunkirk!
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  • dr1978dr1978 Posts: 78
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    dr1978 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    ...I agree with observations about the difficult to follow timeline on this film. But, that mind bending thing is something Christopher Nolan has specialized in outside of the Batman movies...

    Memento is a good example of this (and a great movie).

    GAWD I wish i had that 1.5 hrs. of my life back.

    Really? I thought memento was incredible, but you do have to think a little Ivan lol!

    The timeline and theme info is great information. Now I’m really excited to watch Dunkirk!

    Those elements don't really take center stage like the conceptual ideas do in Memento or Inception. It has more of a supporting role, and it works out well. This one is all about the suspense. I could understand if it doesn't grab someone from the start that it might feel like a slog, but I was hooked the whole way through.
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