Film review: ‘The Finest Hours’ ★★★

Brace yourselves! It’s 1951 and the towering waves whipped up by a monumental nor’easter off the coast of Massachusetts are about to batter you into submission. Craig Gillespie’s The Finest Hours is a rip-roaring disaster epic from Disney based on real events: a rookie coast guard’s attempt to rescue the crew of a tanker split in two during the storm of the century.

The Finest Hours crashes into UK cinemas on 19th February – visit CineVue here to read the full review!