Tragedy as Spectacle: The Strange Entertainment of Deepwater Horizon
by Ben Coleman
P eter Berg is an odd duck. He's often written off as a journeyman director, an anti-auteur without any specific style or calling, but he also tends to get lumped into the "style over substance" gang with the likes of Michel Bay and McG. I don't think either of those interpretations is quite on the money, and it's telling that you can find such a wide range of opinion when looking over his filmography.
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LRM speaks with director Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) about his latest collaboration with Mark Wahlberg, the disaster flick based on real events on the Deepwater Horizon.
Director Peter Berg replaces the departing J.C. Chandor in the adaptation 'Deepwater Horizon', which has Mark Wahlberg set to star. [...]
After directing Robert Redford in All is Lost, filmmaker J.C. Chandor was slated to return to sea with Deepwater Horizon, a film about the oil rig of the same name and the tragedy that followed after it exploded and unleashed massiv...