Black Sea Reviews

January 31, 2015
Too often, moviegoers must choose between character-driven drama and edge-of-your-seat action. "Black Sea" has both, with a gripping performance by Jude Law as their nexus.
January 31, 2015
Black Sea is a submarine thriller set in the murky depths of exactly where the title says.
January 30, 2015
By no means a masterpiece, but a solid genre offering, a portrait of desperate men crammed together and surrounded on all sides by what one describes as "dark, cold death." What better way to escape the midwinter doldrums?
January 30, 2015
I'm something of a sucker for submarine-movie clichs; watching this movie, I was happy the very first time I heard a disconcerting ping.
January 30, 2015
A contemporary submarine thriller that serves the genre well.
January 30, 2015
As the perils mount, a certain momentum takes hold, though never quite enough to justify taking up two hours' space in your life.
January 30, 2015
In the end, "Black Sea" is a taut warning about the evil allure of greed. It also makes clear why vacationing on submarines has never caught on.
January 29, 2015
While the film doesn't cut nearly as deep as [the director's] The Last King of Scotland, it's nevertheless a suspenseful, taut thriller with political undertones that delivers on its low-key promises.
January 29, 2015
A sturdy little adventure, even when it goes enjoyably off-kilter in its last half-hour.
January 29, 2015
Screenwriter Dennis Kelly infuses all this with a heavy dose of proletarian rage, and Law exudes enough charisma in the lead role to supply the movie with one marginally likable character.