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Dunkirk Is Shattering!

Dunkirk – Tommy (Fionn Whitehead) – Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Is it possible for a war movie top give you PTSD?

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, in IMAX, is a harrowing, edge of your seat thriller that practically drags you into the World War II evacuation of over 300,000 soldiers from the beach at Dunkirk.

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Dunkirk: Gorgeously Exhausting

British officers size up the dreadful situation of their stranded army in DUNKIRK.

Dunkirk is the true story of how in the middle of World War II British forces found themselves stranded and pinned on the beaches of France. 400,000 men trembled as German forces picked them off the sand from the air, as officers scrambled to load as many soldiers onto naval destroyers with minimal success. When word of the plight reached English soil, many took up the call for assistance in variety of ways. Continue reading Dunkirk: Gorgeously Exhausting

Home Came For Them Trailer: Dunkirk!

Dunkirk – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

‘What has happened is a colossal military disaster.’

What happened was the allied landing at Dunkirk that went wrong from the beginning. Lacking air support and with the enemy advancing upon them – and facing strafing from enemy aircraft, 400,000 men lay on the beach at Dunkirk facing inevitable death.

Then civilians used their boats to evacuate the Belgian, British, Canadian and French troops.

Dunkirk opens on July 21.

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Golden Globe Nominations, a Trio of Trailers, Rogue One Spoiler-Free Review

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Happy Holidays from GeekScholars Movie News! In their last episode of the year, the hosts start off with a discussion of the 2017 Golden Globe Nominations, then weigh in on the quasi-sequel to Suicide Squad which will focus on Harley Quinn, Catwoman, and Poison Ivy. From there the GeekScholars share their thoughts on three new trailers for: Despicable Me 3, Fate of the Furious, and Dunkirk.

To close things out, Fox, Jill, and Chris talk about the awesomeness of Rogue One, completely spoiler-free!