Dunkirk Review: What You Need to Know

Dunkirk movie poster5star“Hope is a weapon. Survival is victory.”

White knuckled, heart racing and teeth clenched, this movie engulfed me entirely, and I was only ten minutes into it.

For those who need to brush up on their history, the miracle at Dunkirk is simple: When 400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them.

The evacuation occured during the Battle of France in WWII when Germany cut off and surrounded a vast number of British, French, Belgian and Canadian soldiers. The evacuation took eight days, with a total of 338,226 soldiers being rescued by a fleet of 800 boats, including 39 British destroyers.

But, before you go into this movie with preconceived notions, I’ve laid out some points to consider that are worth knowing pre-viewing.

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War in Movies: World War I

Since I’ve pretty much exhausted all the mythology-related movies I’m familiar with (or at least the ones worth talking about), Courtney and I will now embark on a new blog series: WAR IN MOVIES! Which is a tough category to narrow down, considering the number of incredible films centering on war. But we’ll do our best.

To start things off, we have The War to End All Wars, The Great War, also known as… World War I.

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