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By land, by sea, and by air, the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, France just across the water to England was a harrowing week at war. As the Germans forced the English, French, and Belgian troops to the beaches, the Allies plotted how to escape across the sea while holding the Germans off.


Why so serious, Christopher Nolan? We’ve entered inception together, marveled at magic shows, saved Gotham from decimation. Still, my favorite Christopher Nolan remains Memento, his breakout thriller from 2000. Depicting Guy Pearce’s memory loss, in a half-reversed chronology, required an expert puppetmaster behind the camera. The screenplay’s structure stays rewarding on second viewing; so carefully controlled, but […]