Hot Take: Compelling recount of the harrowing tale of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. This Peter Berg/Mark Wahlberg team produces some solid viewing.
Before the movie, the story of Deepwater Horizon wasn’t one I was familiar with. My guess is I heard of it when it occurred but didn’t pay attention enough to commit any details to memory. The Peter Berg directed “based on true events” disaster flick makes sure you pay attention and firmly points the finger at the big oil company for why such a disaster could occur. From beginning to end, the film’s pacing and detailed visuals of the disaster intertwining spectacular effects with some real life video mixed in make for both a strong indictment of BP Oil and a human interest piece about those who were injured and, in some cases, lost their lives due to the disaster.Read More →