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Until now, Ron Howard’s Rush may have been his most stylish directorial effort; and yet in the flurry of sweeping Oceania and impressions of madness In the Heart of the Sea, the true story that inspired Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (not the blue diamond that the old bird tossed overboard in Titanic) he seems to be continually outdoing his previous efforts.

Now without further ado, Chris Hemsworth a.k.a Thor shows us he’s as good with a spear as he is with a hammer … INSERT SEAMAN JOKE HERE


Official Synopsis:

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, directed by Ron Howard, is based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-selling novel about the dramatic true journey of the whaling ship Essex. It stars Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson.

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Melville’s Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. IN THE HEART OF THE SEA reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew are pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.


IN THE HEART OF THE SEA will release in Australian cinemas on March 19, 2015.

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