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Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Capote

“There is a splinter of ice in the heart of a writer”, wrote Graham Greene. Watch Capote, and it’s hard to disagree. Bennett Miller’s forensic biopic serves up such a chilling portrait of Truman Capote, as he researches and writes… 744 more words


Captain Phillips (2013)

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. 78 more words

Into the Wild (2007)

It takes me a while to finally get in the mood to see a movie sometimes, mainly when someone ruins it for me. Such is the case with… 496 more words

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I Am the Captain Now - Captain Phillips (2013)

Breathless.  Based on a real life story, this is about how Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) defended his cargo ship when Somali pirates were inbound with the intent of performing a hijacking.   444 more words


Begin Again - Review (2013)

Hi again I really want to share my thoughts about this great film with you. I’ve just watched it but I can’t resist so I’m writing right away. 782 more words

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These days there are a lot of people who just want to be famous. I think that comes from a naive place, because those people generally don’t know what it’s like. 6 more words

Catherine Keener

Keira Knightley Weekend - Begin Again (2013)

Director: John Carney

Writer: John Carney (Screenplay)

Starring: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, James Corden, Hailee Steinfeld, Yasiin Bey, Catherine Keener, Adam Levine


Plot: A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. 835 more words