1. Dunkirk Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic feels like the biggest experimental film ever made. It has minimal dialogue, no character arcs, and three different timeframes. In the hands of a director as accomplished as Nolan, though, the film triumphs. Dunkirk never lets the audience breathe over the course of its relatively brief runtime….
On this episode of the Untitled Leisure Project, cinephiles Graham Piro, Mike Bergin, and Noah Buyon discuss Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Dunkirk, and their personal favorites of his ten films to date.
Five young men roam the empty, eerily quiet streets of Dunkirk, catching flyers slowing falling from the sky that read “We surround you.” One young man carefully reaches through the opened window of an empty house for a half-smoked cigarette abandoned in an ashtray. Bullets suddenly ricochet through the alley and the group of boys…
Dunkirk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7O7BtBnsG4 Graham: Of all of the promising films coming out this summer (and there are plenty), I am most excited for this one. Christopher Nolan is my favorite director and I have no qualms with passionately defending every single one of his works. Dunkirk is interesting because it takes away one of the…