13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi ;A true tale of 6 Great Soldiers who fought the terrorists even under losing odds
13 HOURS: SECRET SOILDERS OF BENGHAZI
The movie shows the true events occurred in 2012 which occurred in the city of Benghazi in Libya where a team of soldiers assigned at the secret CIA outpost defend the outpost from terrorists attacks throughout a rough night without any external military support.
It is a War/Action movie which is based on the book 13 Hours which in turn is based on true events which occurred in Benghazi in 2012 after the liberation of Libya .
The movie is directed by Michael Bay who is known for his action packed movies and chaotic chase scenes in other movies like the Transformers Series ,Bad Boys ,Armageddon ,etc. The movie stays mostly true to its reference material simultaneously adding drama and controversies of its own .The movie follows a great pace dribbling between chaotic scenes and scenes of calm and peace.
The movies camera work and action sequences follow the signature Michael Bay style chaotic action scenes ,difficult to keep up conversation and chases .This style of filmmaking perfectly compliments the gruesome and chaotic nature of the battlefield making the sequences more realistic for the given setup. The background score too syncs pretty nicely with the movie .The movie also shows the gruesome bloodshed of the battlefield pretty realistically.
The cast consisting of John Krasinski ,Pablo Schreiber ,David Denman ,Max Martini ,David Costabile and many more do a very impressive jobs playing their respective characters .Their performance connect you to the character and make you feel the emotions along with them .The performances show the fear and bravery of the characters simultaneously perfectly very well.
The movie is overall very great which keeps you at the your edge of the seats until the very end .It is a must watch for the people who loved movies like Black Hawk Down, 12 Strong etc.