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Deepwater Horizon ****

On 20 April 2010, while finishing preparatory drilling on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, an uncontrollable blow-out caused an explosion killing 11 crewmen. Igniting a fireball visible from 64 km away, the blaze was inextinguishable and two days later the Horizon sank, causing the largest ever spill in US waters. 463 more words


Olivia and Carter Ries: Greening Sports, Saving Wildlife, and Taking on Plastic Ocean Waste; All While Doing Their Homework

14 year-old Olivia Ries and her 16 year-old brother, Carter, are like most kids in some respects. They participate in sports (lacrosse and soccer, respectively) in the Atlanta suburb of Fayetteville, play instruments, do their homework and “OMG!” is part of their lexicon. 1,628 more words

Deepwater Horizon

Surprised more people did not die.


Deepwater Horizon: Anti BP propaganda but watchable.

Deepwater Horizon by Peter Berg on Blu-ray
My rating: 6 out of 10 stars

In April 2010, there is no oil exploration operation in the Gulf of Mexico to compare with the Deepwater Horizon oil rig with its size or sheer depth of its drilling.

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The Oscar for Best Visual Effects Goes To:

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Deepwater Horizon

*Yes, I realize that this picture could be from any of Mark Wahlberg’s movies…*

MovieDeepwater Horizon
What it’s up for: Sound Editing, Visual Effects… 175 more words

Visual Effects