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The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson Really Loves Dunkirk

Warner Bros.

If you follow director Rian Johnson (Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed at least two things: (1) he’s a huge fan of movies and (2) he’s always willing to answer questions.

He showed ample evidence of both yesterday—after emerging from a screening of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk elated by the experience:

In response to various Twitter questions, Johnson revealed that he saw Dunkirk in IMAX—and he’s glad he did. (To be more specific, he described the experience as “f*cking intense.”) Intrigued, @rovettidesign asked how the film compares to Steven Spielberg’s 1998 Oscar-winner Saving Private Ryan—which Nolan screened as part of his research—and Johnson offered this response:

Asked to elaborate on his feelings about Nolan in general, Johnson was unequivocal in his praise:

Asked if Dunkirk is the best Nolan film to date, Johnson suggested that it’s entirely possible:

With all that added anticipation in place, we can happily report that Dunkirk arrives in theatres a week from today—on July 21. Check out the trailer below.