Kenneth Branagh

John Kass: 'Dunkirk': Decency on a murderous beach

John Kass: 'Dunkirk': Decency on a murderous beach

Many words have been written about "Dunkirk," the film by Christopher Nolan about hundreds of thousands of soldiers -- most of them British -- trapped on that long beach in Northern France with the German army coming to slaughter them.

"Riveting" and "Oscar-worthy" and "stunning" and so forth, and they're all appropriate for this worthy film.

And because it is a great film, it should be seen in a theater. Don't wait for it to show up on your home TV. You'll only cheat yourself.

This one requires a theater screen to appreciate the span of it all, that long beach, the tiny men on it yearning for home, and that short ride across the...

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