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Monday, 17 July 2017 19:47

How was Harry Styles' 'Dunkirk' performance? Critics are going in one direction

Written by  Angie Han

For a not-insignificant proportion of the moviegoing population, the most pressing question about Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk isn't "Is it good?" but "How is Harry Styles in it?"

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The former One Direction member makes his acting debut in the World War II epic, playing one of the young soldiers on the ground. It goes without saying that the track records of musicians trying to act is very, very mixed, and by all accounts Dunkirk isn't much of a character piece. 

So it's a relief to hear that Styles is actually quite good in the movie – for as long as he's in it, anyway. 

Mike Ryan, Uproxx:

After our screening, there was a group of teen girls huddled outside the AMC Lincoln Square on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, asking anyone who had just seen Dunkirk about Harry Styles’ performance – and, more specifically if Mr. Styles’ character perished or not. I am immensely curious what this group will think of Dunkirk because it’s not really an actor-driven film. Even though the performances are all great (including Mr. Styles’), we barely get to know any of these people.

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