New on DVD: ‘Oppenheimer’ a thrilling character study about ‘father of atomic bomb’

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Christopher Nolan’s biopic about the scientist who spearheaded the Manhattan Project tops the DVD releases for the week of Nov. 21. “Oppenheimer”: One-half of this summer’s Barbenheimer phenomenon, Cillian Murphy stars in Nolan’s psychological exploration of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Also starring Emily Blunt and Matt Damon. “This is not a movie about a bomb, but rather a movie about the U.S. government’s relationship to what it did in bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki, subsuming the moral stance under piles of paperwork,” writes Tribune News Service critic Katie Walsh in her review. “The film is la…

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