Movie reviewer complains no women, people of color in Dunkirk

Director Christopher Nolan's big-budget blockbuster movie Dunkirk opens this weekend on thousands of screens across the country.  It's the inspiring story of the British retreat from France in May 1940, made with Nolan's typical attention to detail and excellent storytelling. But a reviewer for USA Today, Brian Truitt, complained that the film lacked major female characters and no "people of color."  The trio of timelines can be jarring as you figure out how they all fit, and the fact that there are only a couple of women and no lead actors of color may rub some the wrong way. John Nolte of the Daily Wire applies the necessary beat-down: Did Truitt do any homework about the background of this movie? He does appear to know that Nolan's latest is based on a true story, which I guess is a start, but he probably learned that from the trailer. The real question, though, is just how clueless about history,...(Read Full Post)

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