Ron Howard Breaks Down a Cave Diving Scene

One of the most thrilling aspects of Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives is the depiction of professionals being professionals.

It’s exciting to watch elite, highly-trained performers execute a difficult task swiftly, confidently, and methodically. Military movies like Zero Dark Thirty, training movies like The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, and NASA movies like The Right Stuff and First Man are great for this kind of competence porn.