After the indulgence and partying of the Christmas holidays, what better way to relax than a good family movie? Likened to the Sunday afternoon matinee of times gone by, In the Heart of the Sea, tells the tale of a New England whaling ship’s sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great literary classic Moby-Dick.
Chris Hemsworth’s turn as Chase Owen has the feel of a good old fashioned leading man performance. Strong, handsome and unendingly charismatic, his Chase is the flawless, fearless leader. Not the most interesting character, certainly, but Hemsworth’s screen presence is something to behold.
If a great central turn from Hemsworth isn’t enough to pique your interest, how about lots of lovely shots of a nice boat in the middle of the sea? In The Heart Of The Sea has got lots of those. At its best, it looks incredibly striking… READ MORE