The Captain (Der Hauptmann) Reviews

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October 22, 2018
Hubacher's performance is a masterful physical feat.
September 20, 2018
You've heard of 'Stalag 17', now meet Stalag 666.
September 6, 2018
Though he belabors the obvious and sensationalizes the carnage and sadism, Schwentke is dealing with some relevant issues.
August 16, 2018
"The Captain" is full of suspense and interest throughout.
August 9, 2018
Atrocities and showmanship are queasy bedfellows when making movies of this ilk.
August 2, 2018
Many of the flourishes come off as callow, superficial. You watch "The Captain" with a sick feeling in your stomach, but probably not sick enough.
July 17, 2019
Schwentke's made one of the best films of his career here, but it still winds up a superficial exercise.
February 21, 2019
When it is all said and done, it is the kind of film that one can easily shrug off when it is over, something that one might think would be impossible given the source material.
December 10, 2018
[It's] an engrossing horror-drama about the mask - or, well, the uniform - of sanity and what happens when it's given the legal authority to slip.
November 20, 2018
Utterly enthralling from minute one, The Captain is a wild ride with an incredibly bonkers end-credit sequence and, though a difficult watch at times, is well worth a look.
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