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Captain Phillips (2013)

Tom Hanks stars as Captain Richard Phillips in this dramatisation of a very recent event that many will have caught on the news a few years ago. Pirates boarded a ship, were kept away from anything of real importance by the crew, and…

Captain Phillips (2013)

Greengrass and Hanks' Somali hijacking film favors action and emotion over specifics  *** Warning 'ere be spoilers *** Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips is a movie based on a 2009 incident of a container ship with a US captain by this…

Captain Phillips (2013)

Frequently the best films are those which are hardest to watch.  The latest release from Columbia Pictures is a case in point.  The action / drama Captain Phillips, by BAFTA award winning English director Paul Greengrass and starring Tom…