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'Captain Phillips' Breakout Barkhad Abdi Living Off Per Diems (Report) – The best supporting actor Oscar nominee was only paid $65,000 for his role in the Sony film, which he shot more than two years ago, and many of his clothes for the awards circuit were rented. 8 years 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Gravity,' 'Captain Phillips' lead MPSE Golden Reel sound editing award winners – 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," meanwhile, won for dialogue and ADR. 8 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

2014 Oscar Nominations Announced

7:31 AM 1/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
Do you enjoy watching beautifully dressed entertainment professionals gather together in a fabulous ballroom and applaud while some of them take home trophies for their work? Then you'll certainly be interested in reading the complete list of nominees for the 86th Academy Awards. Without further ado: BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave” “American Hustle” “Captain Phillips” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Gravity” “Her” “Nebraska” “Philomena” “The Wolf of Wall Street” BEST DIRECTOR David O.


EXCLUSIVE: Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass Talk Powerful Final Scene from 'Captain Phillips' – Tom Hanks has never been as emotionally naked as in the final five minutes of "Captain Phillips." It's a powerful catharsis after the harrowing ordeal with the Somali pirates, made all the more remarkable by the fact that it was unscripted and improvised with the actual medic on duty in the infirmary (Danielle Albert). 8 years 22 weeks ago via jetli

'12 Years a Slave' Tops Satellite Award Nominations – “12 Years a Slave” was the top nominee at the 18th annual Satellite Awards, the International Press Academy announced on Monday morning. Steve McQueen’s harrowing drama won 10 nominations, two more than Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” and David O. Russell’s “American Hustle,” to lead a field in which nearly every possible awards contender received a number of nominations.

8 years 24 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Producer Dana Brunetti Talks CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Landing the Rights, Deleted Scenes, Changing the Ending, and More – While you might not know the name Dana Brunetti, you’ve definitely seen some of his work. Over the past few years, Brunetti has helped produce a number of cool and varied projects like 21, House of Cards, Captain Phillips, Fanboys, The Social Network, and Casino Jack (just to name a few), and next year he’s helping to bring 50 Shades of Greyto movie screens.

8 years 27 weeks ago via jackiechan

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Gravity’ Falls to ‘Grandpa’

3:01 PM 10/27/2013 by Logan Falk
Bad Grandpa
This weekend marks the end of Gravity, which ruled the box office charts for three weeks, due to its powerful plot and execution. It was bested this weekend not by another film of high caliber and repute, but by a sequel to one of the most low-brow franchises of all time:

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Gravity' and 'Captain Phillips' Continue to Conquer

4:20 PM 10/20/2013 by Logan Falk
As one might expect, on a weekend where the new releases are largely mediocre, the stellar releases of previous weeks will have no problem keeping their places at the top of the charts.

Paul Greengrass issues a statement regarding claims that Captain Phillips is not an accurate adaptation – It recently came to light that certain individuals involved with the pirate incident that Paul Greengrass' CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is based on do not feel the story is portrayed accurately. The Tom Hanks movie is based on the book by the real CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Richard Phillips. The allegations are not something new for any movie based on a true story, especially one as politically volatile as this one.... 8 years 31 weeks ago via donnieyen

Talking With Captain Phillips's Real-Life First Mate, Shane Murphy – Shane Murphy was the first mate on the Maersk Alabama in 2009 when it was hijacked by Somali pirates, an event that is reenacted in Paul Greengrass's heart-stopping Captain Phillips. When the real Richard Phillips (played in the film by Tom Hanks) was taken hostage, Murphy (played by Michael Chernus) ... 8 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee
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Captain Phillips
Columbia Pictures' action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film is...
Paul Greengrass
October 11, 2013
Drama, Thriller