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Maersk Alabama Hijacking (2009)

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  • NYFF 2013: Can real-life basis boost 'Captain Phillips'?

    NEW YORK--Just before director Paul Greengrass and star Tom Hanks unveiled their new verite thriller "Captain Phillips" at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, they made an unusual introduction. "Many of the crew of the Maersk Alabama,"--...
  • Box Office: 'Gravity' Orbits $30 Million In Week 2, Stealing 'Captain Phillips' Thunder

    Hijacking the box office crown from "Captain Phillips," Warner Bros.' 3D space phenom "Gravity" is expected to land in the $30 million range this weekend, beating Sony's adult-targeted wide release, which should land somewhere in the low-$20 millions...
  • 'Gravity' to soar over 'Captain Phillips.' Hulu wooing Hopkins?

    'Gravity' to soar over 'Captain Phillips.' Hulu wooing Hopkins?
    After the coffee. Before trying to score Dodgers-Cardinals tickets. The Skinny: Even I'm starting to feel sorry for the New York Giants, and I'm a die-hard Washington Redskins fan. It's Friday so let's make this fast and furious. Today's roundup...
  • Box Office: 'Gravity' Pulls Down Record Hold, With $44 Mil; 'Captain Phillips' Scores $26 Mil

    As one of the biggest box office phenoms in recent years, Warner Bros.' "Gravity" displayed outstanding pull with audiences in its second frame, dropping just 21%, with an estimated $44.3 million. Pic's hold is the best-ever (during a non-holiday) for a...
  • How 'Captain Phillips' Shows Modern Piracy in All Its Complexity

    With all due respect to Johnny Depp and Errol Flynn, piracy is a lot more complicated than Hollywood makes it look. How refreshing, therefore, that Paul Greengrass and company go out of their way to provide valuable context while also avoiding reductive...
  • Reel Critics: 'Runner' runs out of steam

    Reel Critics: 'Runner' runs out of steam
    In 2011, director Brad Furman took an interesting look at attorneys working the bottom of the legal barrel in "The Lincoln Lawyer." He alternated between serious and amusing scenes that kept the story rolling. But by the end of the movie, the plot...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....