Like The Fifth Element, the film never knows what it wants to be when it grows up
A deepy immersive war film, Dunkirk eschews the director's characteristic grandiosity and reliance on special effects.
It's not simply a parochial tale of a faraway place in another era.
Casey Affleck dons a white sheet for an elegant stab at big screen metaphysics.
To be the “last king” of anything means you left this world either a legend or a tragic figure.