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Captain Phillips ****(Out of 4)

Consensus: “Captain Phillips is a tense real life thriller that includes Paul Greengrass’s finest direction and a spellbinding performance from Tom Hanks.

2013

Captain Phillips (2013)

An American cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates provoking a hostage situation and intervention by the might of the U.S. military.

This true life story based upon the experiences of Captain Richard Phillips is presented in the pseudo-documentary style that has worked so effectively in the past for director Paul Greengrass and features a typically worthy performance by its star Tom Hanks. 118 more words

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All that glitters: 5 (RECENT) Egregious Oscar Acting Snubs

egregious

adjective

Definition: outstandingly bad, shocking

Ex: The fact that Nick does not know what this means is egregious.

Sorry about that folks. Context is everything I suppose. 1,934 more words

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Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips (2013)

Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller

The true events that happened to Captain Phillips back in 2009 shown through this Hollywood movie. After you watch this film you have to give some sense of awe for the horrors Captain Phillips had to go through. 198 more words

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Captain Phillips | Movie Review

Directed by Paul Greengrass Starring
  • Tom Hanks
  • Catherine Keener
  • Barkhad Abdi
  • Barkhad Abdirahman
  • Faysal Ahmed
  • Mahat M. Ali
  • 264 more words
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