became a viral hit over the holiday weekend after posting a takedown of a Twitter
user who tagged the actor in a criticism of the 2003 sea epic “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
.” Directed by Peter Weir
and released by 20th Century Fox
, “Master and Commander
” stars Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey in an adaptation of author Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey–Maturin historical novel series. Crowe did not agree with a Twitter user’s sentiment that the film was helpful in getting viewers to fall asleep.
“Lots of folk complaining about lack of sleep during the Pandemic,” a Twitter user wrote. “May I recommend ‘Master and Commander
’ starring the usually captivating, attention-grabbing Russell Crowe. I’ve never made it past the ten minute mark. You’re welcome. And thanks Russell.”
Crowe was tagged in the message and issued the following response: “That’s the problem with kids these days.