| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Maersk Alabama, featured in the movie “Captain Phillips,” has left the Seychelles after authorities completed the investigation into the deaths of two Americans, one of whom was a former Navy SEAL.
On Tuesday, two Americans were found...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Police found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the cabin where two ex-Navy SEALs were found dead earlier this week, according to a company spokesman.
The bodies of security contractors Mark Daniel Kennedy, 43, of Baton Rouge, La., and Jeffrey Reynolds,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Two American security officers and former Navy SEALs have been found dead on board the Maersk Alabama, the cargo ship whose hijacking by Somali pirates inspired the film "Captain Phillips," Seychelles Island police said Wednesday.
According to police,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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The true story of the hijacking of the freighter Maersk Alabama becomes a refreshingly original action movie in "Captain Phillips," a Paul Greengrass-directed, Billy...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:38 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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 ...
| Dec 5, 2013
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Before the tsunami of post-Thanksgiving releases sweeps you away, take a moment and catch up to one of the best films of the year, the Paul Greengrass-directed, Tom Hanks-starring "Captain Phillips," a film that manages to combine the dynamics of human...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will hold its 23rd annual movie screening on Oct. 10 at the Lido Theatre, according to past president Bob Wood.
The featured movie is "Captain Phillips," which will be shown at 7 p.m. "Captain Phillips" is a...