After having massive success with "Inception," Interstellar," and, of course, "The Dark Knight Trilogy," there were many who wondered just what kind of project Christopher Nolan would choose to take on next. Would it be another comic book film? Another science-fiction epic? Or would it be something else different altogether?
Well, given the fact that he could choose any film project he wants, perhaps we shouldn't be at all surprised that he chose the last option on that list, picking a project entitled "Dunkirk." The film tells the story of Allied soldiers who had to be rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk during World War II after being surrounded by Germans in the Battle of France.
As expected, the teaser doesn't show very much (Nolan has always been one for keeping secrets, even for his non-comic book films), but it's not that surprising given that the film is still just under a year away from being released. However, from what we can see in this brief minute, it certainly looks like we'll be getting something epic, but that's what we've come to expect from the great Christoper Nolan, who has scarcely let us down in the past.
Admittedly, I wasn't that big a fan of "Interstellar," but there was still plenty to like about it, including its epic scope, performances, visual effects, and the gorgeous music. Hopefully, "Dunkirk" will bring Nolan down to Earth to deliver another incredible experience that will wow audiences all over again. Perhaps the most intriguing part of this will be getting to see how he'll handle a war film, which is certainly not the easiest kind of film to make, but given his track record, and the incredible things he's already accomplished, it'll probably be just another walk in the part for him.
"Dunkirk," starring Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, and Mark Rylance, arrives in theaters on July 21st, 2017.
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