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a better film would have focused on the recovery of all ...
on 7 September 2017
Oh dear , write out a load of cliché's , put them in a hat , pull them out one by one , and make a film around them ,
I think the first problem the film maker had , was he chose to make a film about just two Police officers trapped , we forgot that a lot of his group were killed that point seems to be glossed over . a better film would have focused on the recovery of all victims that day , and on the sheer scale of the task , the problem the film maker had was there are very graphic documentaries that do a far better job
The acting is poor in this film , the problem is that should have put this idea on the back burner is , actors trapped in a hole with no lighting and unable to move , isn't very interesting to watch on screen , hence we have the flash backs , the wives do an ok job , but you know they are not feeling it ,
Other poster have mentioned the Marine , he comes out with some cheesy line about I'm a Marine I'm not leaving you its my mission , I am sure in the cinema there were great cheers , but if the scrip has to resort to cheesy platitudes then you know somethings wrong , I lost count of tell my wife and kids I love them , may be the writer should have added tell my wife and sick dying kids , I love them , just for a bit more effect
A decent film needs to be made about 911 , thats for sure but this isn it