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  • 'Captain Phillips,' a solid tale of man versus pirates ★★★

    'Captain Phillips,' a solid tale of man versus pirates ★★&#9733
    "Captain Phillips" is a Tom Hanks movie. It is also a Paul Greengrass movie, and the cinematic tumult director Greengrass adroitly captures and sustains in the service of a narrative has a way of keeping his stars unmoored — in a good way — while trumping conventional Hollywood notions of a star vehicle.
  • Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!

    Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!
    With all the "Pirates of the Caribbean" treasures out there, now there’s one that might take the cake. Oh yes, cake. The world can feast its eyes on a nearly life-size cake of Johnny Depp as Capt. Jack Sparrow, coming in at 5 feet, 5 inches. (Depp...

    Review: 'Captain Phillips' a gripping game of cat and mouse

    When Paul Greengrass directs a thoroughly dramatic tale based on true events and Tom Hanks takes on the title role, you think you know what to expect. But just you wait — the piercingly realistic "Captain Phillips" will exceed your expectations....

    Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'

    Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'
    Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened. "He said, 'You know that would never happen,...

    MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students

    MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students
    First there was the Boy Scouts' "Respect Copyrights" activity patch, backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Then there was "Crime-Fighting Canines," a weekly anti-piracy comic strip series for children in which two black Labrador retrievers...