The Command (Kursk) Reviews

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June 18, 2019
Ultimately, though, the film founders simply because it's dangerously low on dramatic fuel.
September 13, 2018
"Kursk" occasionally lands an emotive blow but only in its more fictionalized stretches, while it pulls its punches with the thorniest and most provocative elements of the real story...
September 7, 2018
A competent, by-the-numbers action melodrama...
May 23, 2019
Retitled as "The Command," "Kursk" is still a sub disaster thriller that never quite measures up in pathos, suspense or history to stand with the greats of the genre.
March 4, 2019
A sober and balanced film with potent claustrophobic tension. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 20, 2019
Thomas Vinterberg adapts one of the more controversial accounts of the tragedy, but strikes an even keel between humanising the doomed seamen and demonising the high command who left them to die.
December 17, 2018
Kursk is a captivating and heartbreaking look at how a government let its people down.
December 16, 2018
Moments of suspense are abound here, but not abundant.
December 7, 2018
It is a perfect reconstruction of a historical episode that is almost as current. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 5, 2018
On the mainland, the struggle of women, parents and children is also tense and intense. [Director Thomas] Vinterberg goes from one to the other, trying to give them the same weight. [Full review in Spanish]
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