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  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to premiere at N.Y. Film Festival

    Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to premiere at N.Y. Film Festival
    “Captain Phillips,” Paul Greengrass’ fact-based story of the hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship by Somali pirates, will have its world premiere at the New York Film Festival. Organizers announced the news Monday, saying the Tom Hanks film...
  • No Hollywood ending to piracy off Somalia

    The Tom Hanks movie "Captain Phillips," which opens Friday, will focus attention — again — on piracy off the coast of Somalia. The movie, in which (spoiler alert) the bad guys get caught, unfortunately might lead you to think that this is a...
  • 'Captain Phillips' finds Tom Hanks on solid, award-worthy ground

    There is a kind of reassuring steadiness to Tom Hanks' acting. Even in the silliness of "Big," the time-shifting comedy that turned a boy into a man, he was zany, not outrageous. Sincerity made "Sleepless in Seattle" and his widowed young father...
  • Changing course put wind in the sails of 'Captain Phillips'

    Changing course put wind in the sails of 'Captain Phillips'
    For Paul Greengrass, the journey of "Captain Phillips" took him through unfamiliar waters in which he had to make himself at home. "For some reason with this one, I took a few days to find my way," the director says. "I remember feeling I was a bit...
  • Golden Globes: Jared Leto, Daniel Bruhl get supporting actor nods

    Fact-based dramas dominated the Golden Globes nominations for supporting actor, claiming all five slots with Jared Leto for "Dallas Buyers Club," Daniel Bruhl for "Rush," Barkhad Abdi for "Captain Phillips," Michael Fassbender for "12 Years a Slave" and ...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to Launch London Fest

    LONDON -- The 57th BFI London Film Festival will open Oct. 9 with the European premiere of "Captain Phillips." Pic is directed by Paul Greengrass ("United 93," "The Bourne Supremacy") and stars Tom Hanks, both of whom are expected to attend the festival....
  • New 'Captain Phillips' Trailer Shows a Heroic Tom Hanks

    Sony has released a second trailer of a heroic Tom Hanks' "Captain Phillips," two months before its theatrical release on Oct. 11. The trailer starts with both Captain Richard Phillips and the Somali pirates preparing to set out to sea in their...
  • 'Captain Phillips' director: 'It was brutal' shooting at sea

    Hollywood wisdom advises never working with kids or animals. The cast and crew of "Captain Phillips" might add: Never shoot a feature film on open water. At the Envelope Screening Series, director Paul Greengrass talked about the trials and tribulations...
  • When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

    When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story
    It may not be factual, but it's truthful. It's an argument that wouldn't survive in a court of law and would spark derision in a presidential debate. But when it comes to movies, it's vital guidance, especially when so many of 2013's Oscar-...
  • 2013 Fall movie preview

    2013 Fall movie preview
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • Film Review: 'Captain Phillips'

    Four years after it made headlines, the harrowing ordeal of commercial shipping captain Richard Phillips gets the bigscreen treatment care of verite specialist Paul Greengrass in "Captain Phillips." The result is a kinetic docudrama that always...