IMAX Prologue

Christopher Nolan's action triller about the WWII story commonly known as The Miracle at Dunkirk. July 21, 2017.
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What prologue? It never even existed.

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dormouse7 wrote:Nice review of the prologue:

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/44 ... everything
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by Dan McLaughlin January 16, 2017 5:49 PM @baseballcrank

There’s no surer way to be reminded of the formulaic nature of even good Hollywood filmmaking these days, and the dearth of original ideas, than to sit through several consecutive previews for similar films. Naturally, whenever you go to a movie these days, the studios ensure that you see…several consecutive previews for similar films. On Saturday, I went to see Rogue One for the second time with my father and my son on the big IMAX screen. We were treated to an array of previews for upcoming action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero films, some that will probably be better than others, but all of which looked pretty much alike when you run them together that quickly – Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Fast and Furious 8, the next Spider-Man movie, the next Transformers movie, the next Planet of the Apes movie. And wedged right in the middle was a heart-stopping 7-minute trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.

The Dunkirk trailer was unusually long and revealing, but what jumped off the screen even more than that, compared to the other trailers, was the low-tech nature of the action, which succeeded in accentuating the stakes for the characters. There were no robots, no superheroes, no amazing cars, no miraculous tricks, no action slowed down or speeded up to hyper-speed. The men on the beaches struggled with the simple act of navigating a man on a stretcher across a shattered dock. The ordinary Englishmen set out over high seas in a simple family fishing boat. The aerial combat was between rattletrap propeller planes; Nolan made sure you could hear the bolts straining and the wind rattling the cockpit and feel the terror of watching the propeller stall out in mid-air when the gas gauge got too low.

I have nothing against the magic of modern filmmaking of the sort in the Star Wars or Marvel Avenger films, and it may well be that Dunkirk is not as gripping a film as the trailer. But in a marketplace crowded with world-destroying robots and lasers, it was really remarkable to be reminded how powerful it can be to strip down onscreen action to its most primal elements, and how courageous were the men who went to the first truly mechanized war with what now seem like such primitive implements
(Oh, the internet!) Look at this fanboy trying to find the meaning of life out of bloody teaser footage, ha ha. Just when I though the word "review" couldn't make me more sick. What an age we live in when the simple announcement of a movie title spawns these ceremonious "reviews". I hope the movie is as good as he thinks it will be so fools like him keep on enlightening us with their indispensable rhetoric.

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OVERMAN wrote:
dormouse7 wrote:Nice review of the prologue:

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/44 ... everything
At The Movies, Technology Isn’t Everything
by Dan McLaughlin January 16, 2017 5:49 PM @baseballcrank

There’s no surer way to be reminded of the formulaic nature of even good Hollywood filmmaking these days, and the dearth of original ideas, than to sit through several consecutive previews for similar films. Naturally, whenever you go to a movie these days, the studios ensure that you see…several consecutive previews for similar films. On Saturday, I went to see Rogue One for the second time with my father and my son on the big IMAX screen. We were treated to an array of previews for upcoming action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero films, some that will probably be better than others, but all of which looked pretty much alike when you run them together that quickly – Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Fast and Furious 8, the next Spider-Man movie, the next Transformers movie, the next Planet of the Apes movie. And wedged right in the middle was a heart-stopping 7-minute trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.

The Dunkirk trailer was unusually long and revealing, but what jumped off the screen even more than that, compared to the other trailers, was the low-tech nature of the action, which succeeded in accentuating the stakes for the characters. There were no robots, no superheroes, no amazing cars, no miraculous tricks, no action slowed down or speeded up to hyper-speed. The men on the beaches struggled with the simple act of navigating a man on a stretcher across a shattered dock. The ordinary Englishmen set out over high seas in a simple family fishing boat. The aerial combat was between rattletrap propeller planes; Nolan made sure you could hear the bolts straining and the wind rattling the cockpit and feel the terror of watching the propeller stall out in mid-air when the gas gauge got too low.

I have nothing against the magic of modern filmmaking of the sort in the Star Wars or Marvel Avenger films, and it may well be that Dunkirk is not as gripping a film as the trailer. But in a marketplace crowded with world-destroying robots and lasers, it was really remarkable to be reminded how powerful it can be to strip down onscreen action to its most primal elements, and how courageous were the men who went to the first truly mechanized war with what now seem like such primitive implements
(Oh, the internet!) Look at this fanboy trying to find the meaning of life out of bloody teaser footage, ha ha. Just when I though the word "review" couldn't make me more sick. What an age we live in when the simple announcement of a movie title spawns these ceremonious "reviews". I hope the movie is as good as he thinks it will be so fools like him keep on enlightening us with their indispensable rhetoric.
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I thought it was a nice review from someone who appreciates the realism of Nolan's action and effects in the prologue. I noticed the same in the trailer, where it's obvious how slow the rifle is to reload and how unlikely it must be to damage an attacking enemy plane with one.

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At The Movies, Technology Isn’t Everything
by Dan McLaughlin January 16, 2017 5:49 PM @baseballcrank

There’s no surer way to be reminded of the formulaic nature of even good Hollywood filmmaking these days, and the dearth of original ideas, than to sit through several consecutive previews for similar films. Naturally, whenever you go to a movie these days, the studios ensure that you see…several consecutive previews for similar films. On Saturday, I went to see Rogue One for the second time with my father and my son on the big IMAX screen. We were treated to an array of previews for upcoming action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero films, some that will probably be better than others, but all of which looked pretty much alike when you run them together that quickly – Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Fast and Furious 8, the next Spider-Man movie, the next Transformers movie, the next Planet of the Apes movie. And wedged right in the middle was a heart-stopping 7-minute trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.

The Dunkirk trailer was unusually long and revealing, but what jumped off the screen even more than that, compared to the other trailers, was the low-tech nature of the action, which succeeded in accentuating the stakes for the characters. There were no robots, no superheroes, no amazing cars, no miraculous tricks, no action slowed down or speeded up to hyper-speed. The men on the beaches struggled with the simple act of navigating a man on a stretcher across a shattered dock. The ordinary Englishmen set out over high seas in a simple family fishing boat. The aerial combat was between rattletrap propeller planes; Nolan made sure you could hear the bolts straining and the wind rattling the cockpit and feel the terror of watching the propeller stall out in mid-air when the gas gauge got too low.

I have nothing against the magic of modern filmmaking of the sort in the Star Wars or Marvel Avenger films, and it may well be that Dunkirk is not as gripping a film as the trailer. But in a marketplace crowded with world-destroying robots and lasers, it was really remarkable to be reminded how powerful it can be to strip down onscreen action to its most primal elements, and how courageous were the men who went to the first truly mechanized war with what now seem like such primitive implements
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(Oh, the internet!) Look at this fanboy trying to find the meaning of life out of bloody teaser footage, ha ha. Just when I though the word "review" couldn't make me more sick. What an age we live in when the simple announcement of a movie title spawns these ceremonious "reviews". I hope the movie is as good as he thinks it will be so fools like him keep on enlightening us with their indispensable rhetoric.[/quote]
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Whoever has the prologue, post it Dropbox or somewhere where it wont get taken down.

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I wonder who has it. :think:

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Can someone send me the prologue please, been trying to find everywhere and struggling.

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Can anyone please send me IMAX "prologue" :? I will pay with paypal!
Joking, i'm poor :(
And there's wasn't preview in my country - there isn't even a single IMAX cinema...

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