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‘Deepwater Horizon’ is shockingly fossil fuel-friendly for an oil rig disaster film

Early on in the new Peter Berg film, Deepwater Horizon, the daughter of chief electronics technician Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg), using a coke can as a prop, explains how oil exploration works, talking proudly of how “my daddy tames the dinosaurs”. The can spectacularly explodes while the...
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“It was my daddy who tamed the dinosaurs,” the proud daughter of the hero of Deepwater Horizon foreshadows, as her father Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) leaves for his job as chief electronics technician on the doomed rig. As viewers...


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