G-S-T Review…Black Sea

​Not your typical January fare in the least, Kevin Macdonald’s Black Sea is an intense, claustrophobic, and exhausting ride. It’s not often we get submarine films and this one is, very easily, among the best of them. Blending heart-pounding tension with a fair bit of humor and wit, the story is a high-seas heist film […]

Interview…Film Composer Ilan Eshkeri on the Emotional Depth and Makeshift Magnificence of ‘Black Sea’

Kevin Macdonald‘s Black Sea, which hits U.S. theaters this week, features top-notch acting and, like the submarine, is air-tight, but music is also another highly effective component to the thrilling story. In addition to pulse-pounding sounds and pensive themes, British composer Ilan Eshkeri also adds a thick layer of humanity to the story about about […]

Video Interview…Director Kevin Macdonald on the Intensity and Authenticity of ‘Black Sea’

Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland) takes the helm for Focus Features’ ultra-tense submarine thriller Black Sea. Part heist film, part white-knuckle thrill ride, Kevin’s film is as engaging as it is claustrophobic. We got to sit with Macdonald to talk about the story and his experiences shooting the film. Now one thing to […]