Review: “Dunkirk”

4 out of 5 stars. Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” begins with an unexpected quietness, as a group of British soldiers roam the streets of that all-but-abandoned French city that, as the text at the beginning of the film states, is the site of the Allied soldiers’ retreat after the 1940 invasion of France by Nazi Germany.  […]

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Review: “Hacksaw Ridge”

4.5 out of 5 stars. It has been ten years since Mel Gibson’s last directorial effort, “Apocalypto,” was released to mixed reviews.  But controversial figure though he may be, Gibson makes a soaring comeback with his new film, “Hacksaw Ridge,” based on the true story of World War II hero Desmond Doss. In the opening of […]

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