Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, John Malkovich, Dylan O’Brien
Directed By: Peter Berg
Running Time: 107 mins
BBFC Certificate: 12
UK Release Date: January 30th 2017
In 2010 the worst maritime oil spill ever took place in the Gulf Of Mexico, after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform. At the time, the media was so fixated on the oil that it was easy to overlook the fact that the initial disaster on Deepwater Horizon was truly cataclysmic and resulted in the deaths of 11 people.
Peter Berg’s movie sets out to redress the balance somewhat, depicting what happened on the platform and the horrific events the survivors endured. [Read more…]