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1982 Called…and Sounded Impressed

After 35 years, Blade Runner 2049 is now in theaters across the country. The long-awaited sequel to the quintessential science-fiction film has finally arrived.

As I give you time to order tickets in the event you haven’t bought yours for the movie event of October, be sure to enjoy a visually stunning reminder as to why Blade Runner 2049 is primed to be the rare example of a sequel that will match its beloved 1980s nostalgic forefather.

Or, as has been written on Jimmy’s Daily Planet, surpass its cinematic game-changing and iconic original.

No pressure.

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Harrison Ford’s Name Game Is in Reverse

The mysterious ways our minds can play tricks is amusing. But when it happens to us, well…

Hold on a second, I seem to have lost my train of thought.

Oh! Now I remember. Or do I?

Blade Runner 2049 arrives in theaters across the country next Friday, October 6th.

That’s something we all know for certain.

The Other D-Day (Dunkirk-Day) is Here

Christopher Nolan’s newest film has arrived in theaters across the country. And today’s blog post is fairly short and sweet going into this weekend:

Go see Dunkirk in IMAX.

‘Dunkirk’ Is a Tour de Force War Movie, Both Sweeping and Intimate (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times)

A spare, propulsive, ever-intensifying combat thriller, Nolan’s history lesson is both a rousing celebration of solidarity and the tensest beach-set film since Jaws (Nick De Semlyen, Empire online)

‘Dunkirk’ chronicles heroism during WWII rescue with beauty and intensity (

The Bottom Line: A stunning victory (Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter)

For history’s sake, please go see Dunkirk this weekend.

1 Ticket Will Transport You to the Peril of 400,000

War is hell.

But the new film Dunkirk (an epic war story set for release this week) has been viewed as heavenly by movie critics regarding its acting veterans and young newcomers, storytelling dynamics and daring cinematic achievements involving practical effects in the air, on the land and in the sea.

Famed director and screenwriter Christopher Nolan explained his first ambitious journey into framing and telling a real story from history.

Having followed the inception of this film (I had to) concerning the earliest reports of what Mr. Nolan was up to following his 2014 science-fiction epic Interstellar, the fragmented bits of information that were revealed throughout the past couple years that a war film was the director’s next venture was genuinely thrilling. This news was before any IMAX cameras were reserved by his production team. And as Mr. Nolan says in the video interview above, Dunkirk strives to be an experience wherein the silver screen offers no barrier for the audience from feeling the intense action sequences being projected on said screen.

Dunkirk portrays a hellish ordeal for 400,000 Allied soldiers. For history’s sake, that’s a good thing and precisely what Mr. Nolan was aiming for with his brand new cinematic epic on a massive scale.

War is hell. However, if the events of Dunkirk had turned out differently, then something much larger than a solitary war would’ve become hell.

For that reason alone, people should see Christopher Nolan’s newest film centered on that surreal, and historically consequential, evacuation effort.