Nutshell Film Reviews
Captain Phillips Review
by Film Fan
on March 14, 2014
in Film Titles: A - C , The Bigger Boat
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Captain Phillips Review

An interesting and mostly realistic reconstruction of a real-life event – rather than an all-out-excitement high seas drama. It is filmed with the ‘trademark’ Greengrass frenetic camerawork – which works especially well in the ship locations but is a nightmare for those who suffer motion sickness! There is tension, good acting and even tentative links to wider issues – but it seemed to sink a little before the conclusion and I found my interest floating away. Worth watching – but probably not buying.

The Bigger Boat: 3.5/5

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