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Interview with Paul Greengrass at Riverside Theatre, Woodbridge

On Sunday August 23rd at my local cinema, The Riverside Theatre, in Woodbridge, Suffolk I had the great pleasure of interviewing director, Paul Greengrass.

Paul was in town as part of The Riverside Theatre’s centenary celebrations and was there to kick-start the proceedings. 97 more words

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What was the best movie of 2013?

I enjoyed compiling my 10 favourite films of 2014 so much, that I thought I would step back one more year and do the same with 2013. 911 more words

Film Reviews

Film #506: Captain Phillips (2013)

Three years after 127 Hours another British director and American star teamed up for more survival tips this time informing the audience how to cope if one is ever attacked by Somali Pirates. 634 more words


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

Review (film)

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)

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