In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Quite an odd film. Though the marketing leaned hard on its connections to “Moby Dick”, the film itself only contains superficial connections to the novel, instead being a telling of the sinking of the ship Essex by the whale Mocha Dick. All actual historical events, though naturally the film contains dramatised events, interactions, character, and…

Moby Dick (2011)

An interesting take on the classic novel. Of the three live action adaptations I’ve seen of “Moby Dick”, this is definitely my favourite, although it absolutely comes nowhere close to holding a candle to the book. It takes a lot more liberty with the novel than the 1956 Gregory Peck and 1998 Patrick Stewart adaptations…