The true story of Richard Phillips, the cargo ship captain who surrender himself over to Somali pirates so that his crew could be let free is adapted by screenwriter Billy Ray in this Paul Greengrass-directed docudrama starring Tom Hanks.
Barkhad Abdi is in the running for Oscar gold Sunday, but real wealth eludes him.
Abdi has been widely praised for his role in “Captain Phillips” as the desperate pirate Muse, and even ad-libbed the film’s signature line: “I’m the captain now.” But a more
Continuing its dominance in below the line guilds Sunday night was Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity," which took the top honor of Best Sound Effects and Foley in a feature film at the 2014 Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards. "Captain Phillips more
“Captain Phillips” and “American Hustle” have been named the best edited films of 2013 by the American Cinema Editors, who gave out their 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday night.
In the Best Edited Feature Film (Drama more
The story of Somali pirates overtaking a cargo ship and a man finding love with a computer operating system took top honors at the Writers Guild of America awards on Saturday night. Read More...
"Her," "Captain Phillips" and "Stories We Tell" won the feature film categories at the WGA Awards, with "Veep," "Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" among the victorious TV shows. Read More...
Portraying the lead Somali pirate in “Captain Phillips,” Barkhad Abdi received an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor yesterday. A chat with the actor about his nomination--and the omission of his co-star, Tom Hanks. Read More...
Ever since he launched onto the scene with 2002's "Bloody Sunday," the work of director Paul Greengrass has really stood out for its assemblage, wrangling intense amounts of footage into narratives that reflect a docudrama style, putting you right in the more
2014 Golden Globe Nominee Barkhad Abdi on Captain Phillips - His First Role Ever!
Celebified hit the red carpet at the 2014 BAFTA awards tea party and spoke to Barkhad Abdi, whose sensational role in Captain Phillips earned him a 2014 Golden Globe nomi more
Paul Greengrass made one of the most nerve-wracking docu-dramas of all time with 'United 93,' and with 'Captain Phillips,' he once again creates almost unbearable tension, this time with Tom Hanks starring as the title character. Read More...
In the past, director Paul Greengrass has demonstrated a unique and incredible ability to use a documentary-like style that captures the immediacy of a real-life event without ever feeling like a heavy-handed, exploitative dramatization. Greengrass att more
The best docu-dramas have a gift for taking a story we think we know and showing us the many layers that we don’t. So while you may remember the news story from a few years ago, the one where Navy SEALs snipers took out three Somali pirates who were holdi more