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Captain Phillips

A tense story of piracy on the high seas this film, which stars veteran actor Tom Hanks as the captain of an American merchant ship and talented newcomer Barkhad Abdi as one of the poverty stricken Somalian pirates, will grip you right to the end. 349 more words

Film Review

Captain Phillips (2013)

Tense, economical and gripping. It was so good I didn’t even notice the bombastic Hans Zimmer score until the closing credits.

Rating: Very good (3)

Movie Night: Captain Phillips

I have so many movies to catch up on… another movie night brought me Captain Phillips. Based upon a book, based upon the true story of Captain Phillips… a cargo ship captain whose ship was overtaken by Somalian pirates in 2009. 328 more words


MN actor famous for 'Captain Phillips' role lands his next gig

Nearly two years after the words “I’m the captain now” made him a star, Barkhad Abdi has lined up another acting gig.

Variety reports that Barkhad has secured a role in “The Wolf Who Cried Boy,” in which he’ll play a limo driver who is also a buyer of stolen goods. 177 more words


The 10 Most Underrated Films of the Last 15 Years

There have been a lot of great movies that received mainstream acclaim and box office receipts (like Inglourious Basterds, Gravity,  and The Dark Knight) and a lot of great movies that received widespread critical acclaim in awards season (like  2,430 more words


Last Night was #MovieNight! #thedrop #hours #planes #captainphillips

I am trying to catch up on some movies… I have had them for a bit of time and as of yet, not watched them… Last night, I sat down and got to watch four of them! 54 more words


VIDEO: Every Tom Hanks Movie Ever Made, Re-enacted By Tom Hanks

Not only is he a fantastic actor, Tom Hanks is a great sport! He went on the Late Late Show with James Corden Monday night, and they created a video that’s gone viral. 61 more words