Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Directed by: Kevin MacDonald
Starring: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy,Grigoriy Dobrygin, Jodie Whittaker
Released by: Focus Features
“Black Sea” is an underwater heist film with an allegiance to blue-collar values that cruises along like a submarine unable, or unwilling, to rise to the surface or dive deeper into the depths of cinematic inspiration. For every clever plot twist or genuinely strong performance in “Black Sea,” there is a strong helping of predictability which counteracts the surprise and at times leaves the film feeling reluctantly inert.
This morning at 11:45 a.m., chef Ken Frank of La Toque was in a meeting when he received a phone call from Michael Tenenbaum. Frank: “I am in a meeting, I cannot talk to you.”
Tenenbaum: “Shut up, Ken. We won!”