Dunkirk Nominated for 8 Oscars, Including Best Picture & Best Director

Early this morning the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced, and among the films nominated is Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. The film was nominated for a total of 8 awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. This is the first time Nolan has been nominated as director, and his third time as producer.

Dunkirk’s nominations include: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Sound Editing. Nolan called the recognition “a tremendous honor” when asked for comment by The Hollywood Reporter. “It’ something I haven’t had before. It’s really thrilling. It’s really gratifying that people would recognize my work in that way,” he said.

The 90th Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

by Teddy Blass
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Seven Christopher Nolan Films Coming to 4K Ultra HD on December 19

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Yesterday it was announced that seven films from director Christopher Nolan will be available for the first time on 4K Ultra HD on December 19. The collection of films includes Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Dunkirk.

4K Ultra HD is the latest in premium home entertainment offering incredible picture quality with features like High Dynamic Range (HDR). “4K Ultra HD with HDR is an incredibly exciting new home video format that allows a much closer recreation of viewing the original film print,” said Christopher Nolan. “The deeper color palette comes closer to matching the analogue colors of film and we’ve restored the original theatrical mixes for this release. If you can’t rewatch these films in the theater, this is the best experience you can have in your own home.”

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Surviving Time on Dunkirk Beach: A Look at Time and Structure in Dunkirk

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Freelance film critic, columnist, and NolanFans guest writer Brendan Hodges, has contributed his extensive analysis of Christopher Nolan’s latest feature Dunkirk to RogerEbert.com. His analysis focuses on the use of time and its structure, so beware there are spoilers. Here is a sneak peak below:

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