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Screener Squad: Tenet

Tenet Movie Review


The story of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” follows our protagonist John David Washington (who is literally only ever referred to as ‘the protagonist’ in the story), who is recruited into a clandestine organization who identify each other by using the code word ‘tenet’ in a conversation. He is informed of a plot that could cause WWIII and possibly the annihilation of all life in existence. Teaming up with his handler Neil (Robert Pattinson), they must embark on a globe trotting, time bending quest to find out the main culprit and save the world. Coming out of his own isolated time loop, Justin has finally seen a movie he is on a review for and has brought Allen, Alan G, Max, and his wife Lexie in to discuss this movie. And man…there’s a lot to unpack from this complicated film. And at least one VERY angry rant from one of our reviewers you gotta hear to believe.

This is not our normal review style. This is not a normal movie. So, this review goes a bit longer than our usual reviews. In fact, our crew had so much to say, they recorded a considerably longer take with a full spoiler discussion. Subscribers at RED SHIRT level or above can check out the spoiler-extension to the review right here.


DIRECTED BY: Christopher Nolan

STARRING: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Martin Donovan, Fiona Dourif, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Himesh Patel, Clémence Poésy

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