Along with Darkest Hour, the forthcoming Churchill movie we noted here the other day, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk opens tomorrow. From the trailers it looks to be extremely impressive, which is what you’d expect from Nolan, and most early reviews are glowing.
There is, however, this passage in the USA Today review yesterday by Brian Truitt:
The trio of timelines can be jarring as you figure out how they all fit, and the fact that there are only a couple of women and no lead actors of color may rub some the wrong way.
The only people who will be rubbed the wrong way by a film that aims for historical accuracy (there weren’t a lot of women or “people of color”—if any—on the beach at Dunkirk) are race obsessed twits like Truitt, who clearly lacks a Fool Filter.
In case you haven’t seen any of the Dunkirk trailers, here’s one:
And here’s an extended five-minute version if this one isn’t enough.