Asked by Debbie Lynn Elias of Behind The Lens Online on what compels the director Peter Weir to film such varied stories as he does, leading up to Master And Commander: The Far Side of the World, the […]
“Master and Commander—gee, that was a hard film to make,” cinematographer Russell Boyd acknowledges in his understated way. “There is no easy film, of course, but both Master and The Way Back were very demanding physically—The Way Back because of […]
Captain Andy Reay-Ellers was one of the maritime consultants on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. This interview comes from Maximum Russell Crowe and gives a great peek behind the scenes!
Scans from the March 2004 issue of MAD Magazine, featuring the nautical exploits of Captain Jock and Dr. Steepan! Courtesy of PaulBettany.net.
At the core of Patrick O’Brian’s works are the characters of Lucky Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin, and their “study-in-contrasts” friendship. The friendship between Jack and Stephen is one of the most vivid and […]
The following is an excerpt from some promotional material about the filming of the movie. It explains the retrofitting the Rose underwent to become the HMS Surprise as well as some of the techniques used […]
A look at the making of what many have called the most historically accurate Napoleonic era movie ever filmed on land or sea. May God set a flower upon Peter Weir’s head!