By Marc Bernardin
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:57 AM EDT
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  • Movie

Submarine movies from ”Das Boot” through ”U-571” always have the same elements — the claustrophobic denseness, the salty crew, the thrill of a hull-popping descent; they’ve almost become fetishistic. ”Below” doesn’t disappoint — director David Twohy (”Pitch Black”) wields every creak, clank, and moan like a master of atmosphere (do yourself a favor and watch the DVD on a decent home theater for the full effect). If only all of that sound and fury signified something: The grafted-on ghost story leaves a nimble cast submerged beneath lots of spook, and the little substance present is floating just out of arm’s reach.

Below

type
  • Movie
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  • R
runtime
  • 104 minutes
director
  • David Twohy

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