One of this year’s most glaring Oscar omissions comes in the form of Tom Hanks being passed over for his work as that titular character in Captain Phillips. I’m not sure why Academy voters decided that Hanks’ work in Paul Greengrass’ adaptation of a real-life ocean hijacking wasn’t worthy of a nomination, but I like to just assume it’s because 2014 had… Continue reading The Last Scene of 'Captain Phillips' Should Have Earned Tom Hanks an Oscar Nom
Captain Phillips – Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVDDirector: Paul GreengrassCast: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Michael Chernus, Corey Johnson. Full cast + crew
One of the best things about Paul Greengrass’ latest movie is that it’s called Captain Phillips, but you understand and sympathize with both the good and bad guy who are each just doing what they consider to be their job. They are both thrust into an unenviable situation and… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: Don't Miss 'Captain Phillips,' 'In a World' and 'Never Sleep Again'
NEW YORK (AP) – Topping the box office for the third straight week, the space adventure “Gravity” continues to be the box-office juggernaut of the fall.
The film, starring Sandra Bullock, earned $ 31 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Warner Bros. film has now made more than $ 170 million in three weeks.
Tom Hanks’ Somali pirate docudrama “Captain Phillips” also… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Gravity' Holds Strong at No. 1 for Third Week, 'Captain Phillips' Stays Afloat in Second
LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Gravity” won’t be held down.
The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure starring Sandra Bullock landed in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Gravity” earned $ 44.3 million, bringing its domestic total to $ 123.4… Continue reading Box Office: 'Gravity' Stays in Orbit at No. 1; 'Captain Phillips' Good for Second
Festival season is going to be kicking into high gear in just one short month and after exciting announcements for the Toronto and Venice International Film Festivals over the last few weeks, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is not resting on their laurels, having scooped up the World Premiere of Paul Greengrass’ Somali pirates drama Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, to play as its Opening… Continue reading Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips to Open New York Film Festival