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I'm the guy that dies at the beginning of the movie

During my self-imposed West Seattle pretend bear hibernation due to 99 being closed, I watched a lot (to me) movies I kept thinking the next one would be better, it kind of did but not so much, all thanks to my new cable box, free STARZ and free ENCORE. 279 more words

Flickchart Battle: Captain Phillips (2013) vs. Source Code (2011)

This post contains spoilers.

In this week’s match-up we have two outstanding films. In one corner, we have a based on a true story, drama-thriller starring Tom Hanks as the captain who was taken hostage by pirates in the Indian Ocean. 785 more words


Captain Phillips

Oh the climax!
I was totally glued to my seat by the end of the movie. The story progression was so great and Tom Hanks… 237 more words


Top 10 Movies of 2013

It’s a belated Top 10 list but i wanted to watch as many releases as possible before making it. There are some movies (Rush, All Is Lost, La Grande Bellezza) i wish i had watched in a movie theatre which is surprising since i don’t enjoy going to cinemas. 53 more words


Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Phillips was inspired by the true story of an American Cargo Ship being hijacked by Somali Pirates in 2009.  Paul Greengrass is the director and Tom Hanks plays the main Character Captain Phillips.   86 more words

Action & Adventure

Peril at sea – All is lost vs Captain Phillips

In the past week, I’ve watched two ‘peril at sea’ movies on DVD – the amazing Captain Phillips (a true story of the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years) and Robert Redford’s one-man-catastrophe, … 917 more words


Movie Check-in: Captain Phillips

Last night, I watched the movie, Captain Phillips, with my parents. When we started the film, my dad told me that it was an intense film. 320 more words

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