Trailer Time: Dunkirk Trailer #2 (2017) “When 400,000 Soldiers Couldn’t Get Home; Home Came to Them”

Despite having seen Guardians 2 and it being glorious (review coming soon), my summer 2017 movie is still Dunkirk, which was reinforced by the trailer we got before Guardians.  Due to the sad knowledge gaps of history most people have, Dunkirk is not a story that is going to live on in perpetuity unless it gets hammered into the popular consciousness with a film monument.  You can debate the wrongness or not of that statement, but no one under 50 would remember Apollo 13 without the film.  The new history teachers are directors, and hopefully we get ones as good as Chris Nolan to come along and make people don’t forget that when 400,000 British soldiers were trapped between the Nazis and the Ocean, literally anything that could float in Britain was sent to bring them home.  Seeing what a Nolan war film looks like will be amazing (the aerial combat scenes put you in the cockpit in a way I’ve never seen before), but this is a story so amazing it sells itself.  That being said, here’s Chris Nolan to sell it further.

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