Ajay Sreebhashyamon 10th Feb 2004, 11:20am | Permalink
Agreed brilliant cinematography and directorial genius in some scenes. But these r so few and far between. The story is severely crippled by an utter lack of purpose. And the climax fight scenes r just crap.Sincerely hope this one doesn't win in the categories u mentioned, Ms. Menon.
MASTER AND COMMANDER - THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD REVIEW
Rewind to the 1800s - a time when Napoleon's army had only the British to contend with on the path to world supremacy. A time when wars were waged on the ruthless ocean against the ebbs and flows of sheer luck mostly, and soldiers were kept warm by, yes, patriotism and the call of duty, but also the more immediate comfort of being sure that their Captain knew what the hell he was doing. If you followed him to the far side of the world, he'd make sure you wouldn't fight in vain.
Captain Lucky Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) is a proud seafarer completely in tune with the ship he commands, an....