Russell Crowe has responded to online criticism of his 2003 film Master and Commander: The Other Side of the World. The film received critical and audience acclaim, received 10 Academy Award nominations, and over $ 212 million worldwide. The war drama was directed by Peter Weir and takes place in the Napoleonic Wars. The plot and characters come from three novels in the Aubrey Maturin series by author Patrick O’Brian.
Art is of course open to interpretation and everyone is entitled to their own opinion. That doesn’t mean socialmediagossips need to agree on every opinion musician Ian McNabb learned from comparing this week, however Master and Commander to a sleep aid. “Lots of socialmediagossips are complaining about lack of sleep during the pandemic,” McNabb tweeted while tagging Russell Crowe. “May I recommend Master and Commander with the usually captivating, attention-grabbing Russell Crowe. I never made it past ten minutes. You’re welcome. And thank you Russell. “
Ian McNabb published his review on Master and Commander Over a week ago, although it looks like Russell Crowe didn’t find out about it until this weekend. Crowe doesn’t share McNabb’s opinion of what he thinks is one of his best films. Crowe replied, while McNabb was also reluctant. You can read what Crowe had to say about the review below.
“That’s the problem with kids these days. No focus. Peter Weir’s film is brilliant. A sophisticated, detailed, epic story of loyalty to Empire & Service regardless of the cost. Incredible cinematography by Russell Boyd & a majestic soundtrack. Definitely an adult movie. “
The floodgates on social media opened after Russell Crowe responded, and now socialmediagossips are debating whether Master and Commander is really great or not. While the film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, it was only awarded for Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing, the rest went on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Former pro wrestler The Iron Sheik stood up for Crowe and praised his response. “You said it was perfect, Russell Bubba. The children don’t know, you teach them to become legends,” said the Sheikh, although he wrote everything in capital letters.
Others continued to praise Master and CommanderMany call it a masterpiece. Ian McNabb responded to the quote “kids these days” and let everyone know that he is actually four years older than Russell Crowe. Even so, McNabb opened a whole can of worms, which he probably didn’t expect. Crowe revealed this in 2017 Master and Commander 2 could still happen. However, we haven’t heard any real updates since then. Perhaps this online debate will trigger these conversations again. In the meantime, you can check out Russell Crowe’s official Twitter reply above, and then check out some support and more criticism Master and Commander below.
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