Talking-heads docu on Medal of Honor victor Michael Murphy needs clarity of detail, yet at the same time packs a passionate puch.
The serviceable narrative “Murph: The Protector” could scarcely neglect to be a sincerely powerful affair. It’s a record of the give up of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy, the Medal of Honor victor who presented himself to adversary fire in 2005 with a specific end goal to call for reinforcement amid the pivotal Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan.
Executive maker Scott Mactavish utilizes direct talking-head interviews with relatives and companions to inspire the unprecedented center and valor Murphy appears to have been conceived with. Having as of late gotten an Oscar-qualifying compartment on single New York and Los Angeles screens, “Murph” ought to have a strong subordinate keep running as a supplement to Peter Berg’s elegant sensational variant of the Red Wings operation, “Solitary Survivor” (with Taylor Kitsch as Murphy), which Universal opens Dec. 27.