When was this cast ever better?
Which it's the fourth or fifth time for me on this particular voyage. As a huge fan of the source material I'm inclined to carp about the deviations (especially in Stephen's case) but seeing this in a cinema reminded me of what film makes possible. O'Brian's action sequences are always superb, but for the deafening chaos of a close engagement even he can't get close to the 35mm experience. Overall, I have to say Weir has the balance right. There's…