White Squall

A misshapen allegory wrapped around a truly awe-inspiring set piece, Ridley Scott's latest is another waste of his prodigious talent. Jeff Bridges is "Skipper" Sheldon, pilot cum principal of a shipboard prep school for troubled teenage boys. Played by an attractive, if modestly talented, ensemble of fresh beefcake -- notably a sulky Jeremy Sisto (CLUELESS)...read more

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A misshapen allegory wrapped around a truly awe-inspiring set piece, Ridley Scott's latest is another waste of his prodigious talent. Jeff Bridges is "Skipper" Sheldon, pilot cum principal of a shipboard prep school for troubled teenage boys. Played by an attractive, if

modestly talented, ensemble of fresh beefcake -- notably a sulky Jeremy Sisto (CLUELESS) and a traumatized Ryan Phillippe (CRIMSON TIDE) -- the kids spend most of this maundering film coming to terms with masculinity by way of the usual rites of passage. Then disaster strikes, and Scott rewards

our patience with a storm sequence to end all storm sequences -- but it doesn't end the movie, which fizzles out in a thoroughly unsatisfying courtroom battle.

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: A misshapen allegory wrapped around a truly awe-inspiring set piece, Ridley Scott's latest is another waste of his prodigious talent. Jeff Bridges is "Skipper" Sheldon, pilot cum principal of a shipboard prep school for troubled teenage boys. Played by an… (more)

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