#642: Dunkirk / Top 5 Films of 2017 (So Far) / War for the Planet of the Apes

Christopher Nolan films are many things, but they are rarely straightforward (or short). So DUNKIRK - based on the legendary WWII rescue effort - comes as something of a surprise. Clocking in at a tidy hour 49 minutes, Nolan's latest is a lean, (sort of) old-fashioned war picture. Still vibrating from Hans Zimmer's score, Adam and Josh share their post-screening thoughts on the film and - live from a small town Wisconsin bookstore - reveal their Top 5 Films of 2017 (So Far). Plus, Josh's take on WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, and we note the passing of George Romero and Martin Landau.

This episode of Filmspotting is sponsored by Tribeca Shortlist.

0:00-2:03 - Billboard
2:03-47:54 - Top 5: Films of 2017 (So Far)
Pieta Brown, "Stopped My Horse"
51:22-1:08:24 - Notes / Massacre Theatre
1:08:24-1:16:52 - Larsen Recs: "War for the Planet of the Apes"
Pieta Brown, "Once Again"
1:17:52-1:39:44 - Review: "Dunkirk"
1:39:44-1:43:16 - Close / Outtake

NOTES

Massacre Theatre winner: Pete Craig, Alexandria, VA

MUSIC

Pieta Brown

LINKS

Josh's review of Dunkirk

Josh's review of War for the Planet of the Apes

Photos from Arcadia Books