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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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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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by Kelly Williams
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Dunkirk Wins the Weekend Box Office with $50.5M Domestically

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Opening to an unexpected $50.5M in the U.S. and Canada, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk has claimed the #1 spot at the box office on its opening weekend. Overseas the film managed to earn an impressive $55.4M, making it’s worldwide sum for the weekend $105.9M.

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by Teddy Blass
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