You have to respect any movie with enough guts to use the word squall in its title brought to us by stellar director ridley scott (blade runner, thelma & louise), and pitched as dead poets society on a boat,. Brought to us by stellar director ridley scott (blade runner, thelma & louise), and pitched as dead poets society on a boat, white squall ends up as a passable film, but won't being going down as one of the director's best productions, much less an equal to poets. White squall was directed by ridley scott, known for his meticulously shot visuals since his first feature film, the duellists (1977) and follow ups like alien and blade runner the visuals, especially of the ship sailing through the waves and a sunny day hike by the crew are stunning.
Based on a true incident from 1960, white squall is the story of the tragic sinking of the albatross, a prep school educational two-masted schooner, during a caribbean storm screenwriter todd robinson wrote the script after meeting one of the tragedy's survivors, chuck gieg in the film, gieg (scott wolf) is the narrator.
Movie white squall teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage taking a true tragedy — the sinking of the brigantine ship albatross in 1960 — director ridley scott has fashioned a curiously compulsive drama that for all its inevitable dead sailors’ society trappings is still highly entertaining. To that extent, in fact, as much as anything else, “white squall” may be remembered as wolf’s coming-out party, given his teen heart-throb status on the marginally rated fox series and seeming potential as a box office draw the movie’s foremost problem has to do with its structure. With masterpieces like alien, blade runner and the underrated, but superb, 1492: conquest of paradise, i am quite a big ridley scott fan white squall is something of a let down in comparison, but it certainly deserved more than a measly $10 million us gross at the box office. White squall is a tour de force of drama, action and cinematography narrated by chuck gieg (played by scott wolf of tv’s party of five), it tells the story of the square-rigged brigantine, the “albatross” in the fall of 1960, thirteen select young men were admitted as students aboard the.
White squall is a success because the good elements are so well-orchestrated that they dwarf the few obvious flaws this film offers just about everything, including a twenty-minute white-knuckle sequence and a chance to shed a few tears. White squall is a action, drama film released in 1996 and directed by ridley scott with a runtime of 129 minutes the star actors of white squall are caroline goodall, david lascher, eric michael cole, jason marsden, jeff bridges, jeremy sisto, john savage, ryan phillippe, scott wolf. White squall movie reviews & metacritic score: a group of boys learn about life and death during their senior year as the crew on the ship albatross. Music, film, tv and political news coverage jeff bridges is a great actor say it out loud let the words roll off your tongue doesn't sound right, does it that's because most audiences know.
White squall, like scott's previous film, 1492: conquest of paradise, was a box office disappointment roger ebert gave it three stars in his review he said i enjoyed the movie for the sheer physical exuberance of its adventure.
White squall is a action, drama film released in 1996 and directed by ridley scott with a runtime of 129 minutes the star actors of white squall are caroline goodall, david lascher, eric michael cole, jason marsden, jeff bridges, jeremy sisto, john savage, ryan phillippe, scott wolf so far the movie has been viewed 137 times on 123movies.
White squall is something of a let down in comparison, but it certainly deserved more than a measly $10 million us gross at the box office as you would expect from a scott film it boasts his trademark lavish production quality and stunning photography. White squall is the sort of red-blooded young man's adventure movie that jack london might have penned, although not quite in this way said to be based on fact, it's about a group of high school students who sign on aboard the brigantine ship albatross in 1960 for their senior year at sea.