Tag Archives: In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea — A Movie Review

Today I saw the movie, “In the Heart of the Sea,” directed by Ron Howard and somewhat loosely based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s  In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.  How was it? The movie was … Continue reading

Posted in Critiques, Lore of the Sea, Reviews, Seastories, Ships | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Remembering Mocha Dick, the Real Rogue White Whale Who Inspired Moby Dick

Today in theaters in the US, the movie “In the Heart of the Sea” opens. It is based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s book, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.  (I will be reviewing the movie tomorrow.) … Continue reading

Posted in History, Lore of the Sea, Ships | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments