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2014 Oscars Challenge: [16] Captain Phillips – Six Nominations

Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca What a competitive year. One of the biggest upsets when nominations were announced was the missing nomination for Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips. Almost anyone, including myself, would agree. His leadership role in the film topped only by his emotional breakdown at the end of the film leaves the audience in a state not that much … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [16] Captain Phillips – Six Nominations

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Tuesday Releases: Captain Phillips & Machete Kills

JANUARY 21ST, 2014 CAPTAIN PHILLIPS // Great film-making is taken for granted. With so many films coming out every week, audiences are dulled by the constant productions presented to them and in that comes an expectancy for every film they come across to entertain and stimulate as much as possible. The fact of the matter is, however, if you were to give one hundred … Read More Tuesday Releases: Captain Phillips & Machete Kills

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Oscars Watch: 86th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

Most years I find it difficult to predict the nominations for the Oscars. With so many great films to have to choose from, weighing what I think will get nominated over what I want to get nominated, and the unpredictable nature of the Academy, there’s almost no way to completely be sure of your choices. But as with every year, I gave it my … Read More Oscars Watch: 86th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

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Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Golden Globes Nominees

The Golden Globes is held by the Hollywood Foreign Press, and often years, we write off these awards as a precursor to the Academy Awards because of the Drama-Comedy split. But as the years have gone by, many of the winners picked here will go on to win Oscars and for that you must at least pay attention. Also, people tend to weigh the … Read More Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Golden Globes Nominees

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For Your Consideration 2013: Captain Phillips

With a tone and feel much like last year’s “Zero Dark Thirty”, which garnered countless critics’ awards and several nominations from the Academy, “Captain Phillips” will probably not be as popular, but guaranteed that this film gets recognized in nominations regardless. With a well-rounded, newspaper headline film, there’s two nominations that almost have to be locked, Best Actor (Tom Hanks) and Best Supporting Actor … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: Captain Phillips

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Proof Review: Captain Phillips (2013)

Release Date October 11, 2013 Director Paul Greengrass Screenplay Billy Ray Based On A Book By Richard Phillips Stephan Talty Distributed By Columbia Pictures Budget $55 million Biography, Drama, Thriller Rated PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use 134 minutes Captain Phillips Great film-making is taken for granted. With so many films coming out every … Read More Proof Review: Captain Phillips (2013)

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Theatrical Releases: Captain Phillips & Machete Kills

Easily the strongest thrilling drama of the year, “Captain Phillips” takes an otherwise stale newspaper headline and breathes a life into it that is perfect for the big screen. With a layered performance from Tom Hanks and a keen eye for the grand scale of things, Greengrass’ drama snowballs from a standard pirate hijacking to an intense escape from the Navy that ends in … Read More Theatrical Releases: Captain Phillips & Machete Kills