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  1. 'Black Sea' strands Jude Law in a sea of clichesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... "The Last King of Scotland," the Oscar-winning documentary "One Day in September" as well as the underrated "State of Play," has established himself as a strong storyteller with an eye for gritty realism. "Black Sea" showcases plenty of that grit ...

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  2. Jude Law searches for nazi gold, makes sailor jokes in Black SeaRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Polygon

    ... Black Sea isn't content to just a submarine movie. Director Kevin MacDonald ( The Last King of Scotland , State of Play ) appears to want Black Sea to be the grittiest, most masculine submarine movie we'll ever see. That extends to the characters. ...

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  3. Capone says as far as submarine-based thrillers go, Black Sea doesn't sink or stinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... series "Utopia") and Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald (ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, STATE OF PLAY, TOUCHING THE VOID, HOW I LIVE NOW) have combined forces to make Black Sea, an ambitious if somewhat underdeveloped tale of ...

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  4. 'Black Sea' review: Trapped in a foot long sub with Jude LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumoured to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. " Black Sea " is a thriller directed by Kevin Macdonald; a Scottish director who's responsible for films like "The Last King of Scotland" and "State of Play."

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  5. Black Sea, Black or White & MommyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Gapers Block

    ... "Utopia") and Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald ( One Day in September , The Last King of Scotland , State of Play , Touching the Void , How I Live Now ) have combined forces to make Black Sea , an ambitious if somewhat underdeveloped tale of ...

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  6. 'Black Sea' movie review: Jude Law sets sail in satisfyingly intense submarine caperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... (Jan. 30), is a notable exception to that rule. Directed by Kevin Macdonald ("The Last King of Scotland," "State of Play"), "Black Sea" is formulaic enough to be a largely predictable film, as Macdonald and company dutifully touch all the bases on ...

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  7. Black SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... whether in documentary form ( Touching the Void ) or via narrative features ( The Last King of Scotland , State of Play ). That said, I can think of no more extremely masculine story pitch than casting actors Jude Law, Michael Smiley, and former ...

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  8. Kevin Macdonald had a sub, E-I-E-I-Oh what a great genre picRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | San Diego Reader

    ... interview subject, you'll soon discover that Kevin Macdonald ( Touching the Void , The Last King of Scotland , State of Play ) is no slouch in the film-history department. Perhaps it's all that royal blood pumping through his veins. Scott Marks: ...

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  9. 'The Black Sea' interview: Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald talks about Jude Law,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... movie, made in Britain, and just so happens that Focus picked it up here. It certainly didn't cost very much. "State of Play" was a lot more money, big stars. Probably with inflation "Black Sea" was not much more than what "The Last King of ...

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  10. Rotten Tomatoes Editor-In-Chief Review: 'Mortdecai,' 'The Boy Next Door' & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | My FOX LA

    ... at 79% Starring: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Tobias Menzies (Outlander) Directed by: Kevin Macdonald (Senna, State of Play, The Last King of Scotland) A misfit crew of treasure hunters fight over gold in a sunken ship in the Black Sea. Critics like it. ...

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  11. Jude Law & Scoot McNairy Plunge Underwater In 'Black Sea': Specialty PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Deadline

    ... James McAvoy starrer The Last King Of Scotland cumed over $17.6M (Fox Searchlight) and his studio thriller State Of Play with Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams totaled north of $37M. His last doc, Marley (2012) grossed over $1.4M in ...

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  12. Director's Chair: Kevin Macdonald - 'Black Sea'Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Post Magazine

    ... Wright, who's worked with Macdonald on One Day in September, Touching the Void, The Last King of Scotland, State of Play and The Eagle, again handled editing duties. "I've worked with her many times," says Macdonald. "When it comes to the edit ...

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  13. Capone goes to periscope depth with Black Sea director Kevin MacdonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Glasgow-born director Kevin Macdonald is a man in search of a great story, whether that takes the form of one of his many feature films, like THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND , STATE OF PLAY, THE EAGLE, or HOW I LIVE NOW; or his impressive array of documentaries, including the Oscar-winning ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER, TOUCHING THE VOID, or his 2012 profile of Bob Marley, MARLEY, a film that I saw at the SXSW Film Festival that year, where I first interviewed Macdonald.

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  14. 'Black Sea' Review: Pete Hammond On Jude Law's Undersea TreasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Deadline

    ... will mean more money for those who are left. The film is directed by Kevin Macdonald ( Last King of Scotland, State of Play and a lot of documentaries) from a script by Dennis Kelly (the U.K. science-fiction show Utopia, Pulling) . Focus Features is ...

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  15. Talking Subs and Black Sea with Director Kevin MacdonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ComingSoon.net

    ... Whitaker won an Oscar for playing Idi Amin. Macdonald followed that with the very different political thriller State of Play, the historic epic The Eagle and the sci-fi tinged-romance How I Live Now . He's now giving a go at a claustrophobic ...

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  16. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2011 | Inland Empire Weekly

    ... Never mind that Russell Crowe has made exactly one good movie since 2003. (Russell, you still owe me $9.50 for State of Play, mate.) Why is Crowe passing out medical advice when he looks like he drank a Gatorade thermos of country gravy? Ever since ...

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  17. Live in Chicago? Capone has seats for an early screening of Black Sea, with director Kevin MacdonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... the submarine genre is BLACK SEA, from director Kevin Macdonald (TOUCHING THE VOID, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, STATE OF PLAY, THE EAGLE, HOW I LIVE NOW) and starring Jude Law as a recently fired marine salvage expert who is given the chance to ...

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  18. Russell Crowe to Actresses: Don't Complain about Lack of Roles, - Act Your Age'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... Crowe has appeared in a number of recent action movies, like the Man With the Iron Fists , Robin Hood , and State of Play . Crowe also portrayed Noah in the Biblical movie of the same name. And while there certainly is, and will continue to be, a ...

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  19. a New Clip And Improved Poster For The Jude Law Nazi Gold/Sub Adventure Black SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... s one is much nicer and classier BLACK SEA, from helmer Kevin Macdonald (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, THE EAGLE, STATE OF PLAY) will release in the US January 23.

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  20. It's official: Rachel McAdams joins 'True Detective'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Newsday

    Rachel McAdams -- "State of Play," "Midnight in Paris," "Wedding Crashers" -- can now ... finally ... officially confirm that which was already known but not yet finally ... officially ... confirmed: She's joining the second season of "True Detective." In fact, consider this good news: You don't have to read another post somewhere saying "Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly are rumored to be joining 'True Detective.'

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