Can Captain Phillips Earn Tom Hanks His First Oscar Nod in 13 Years?

The new Paul Greengrass thriller Captain Phillips won't make an awards-season appearance this week at the Toronto Film Festival, but Sony is hardly keeping it under wraps. In addition to a New York Film Festival premiere before its October 11 release, the studio began screening it in earnest this week for press, and execs there are clearly confident that they have an Oscar contender on their hands. Now that I have seen the film, I've got to concur … but that's not to say that the path to the Academy Awards comes without complications. Read More...


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