Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Paul Greengrass

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Greengrass Turns Screws with Intense Real-Life Thriller 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Oscar-Contender Hanks

    Given that Captain Richard Phillips turned up at the L.A. premiere on Skype and wrote the memoir on which this adventure is based, it is not news that he survived. But Tom Hanks' extraordinary acting in the last few scenes, from when he's bound and trapped at gunpoint in a bobbing claustrophobic lif...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review Roundup UPDATE: 'Captain Phillips' a Gripping Thriller with Outstanding Performance by Tom Hanks (NEW TRAILER)

    Reviews continue to roll in for Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips," following its New York Film Festival premiere. The breathless thriller stars Tom Hanks in the title role as a real-life cargo ship captain contending with Somali pirates. Check out the critical reactions, plus the new trailer for t...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    New York Film Festival (NYFF) Review: Captain Phillips

    The New York Film Festival (Sept. 27-Oct.13) is going on now. Los Angeles' own Rose Kuo (formerly director of the AFI FIlm Festival) has notched it up this year as our local newspaper L.A. Times has pointed out to us in perhaps a somewhat condescending way. NYFF was never a "quaint a...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: New Trailer For Paul Greengrass' Pulse-Pounding 'Captain Phillips' Starring Tom Hanks

    As you're now slowly releasing the grip from your chair from last night's episode of "Breaking Bad," you better ready to hang on to something else as Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips" is on the way. And another brand new trailer is here more than adequately selling the heart-stopping ride...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    NYFF: Tom Hanks & Paul Greengrass Talk Dramatizing Desperate Real-Life Events In 'Captain Phillips'

    Paul Greengrass’ harrowing, real-time thriller, “Captain Phillps” just screened at the New York Film Festival yesterday. Just go and hit Twitter and you’re going to see plaudits, raves and yes, even lots of Oscar talk. It’s a terrific piece of filmmaking that's intense, grueling, deeply immersive an...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    NYFF Review: Paul Greengrass Takes You Hostage In The Desperately Harrowing ‘Captain Phillips’

    Comparing oranges and apples tends not to be conducive to any critical discourse, but to get something off my chest that I can’t shake (and hopefully provides some convincing context), in the fall sweepstakes to create the most gripping, immersive and emotionally resonant survival tale, Paul Greengr...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    New Pics & TV Spots For Paul Greengrass' Pirate Thriller 'Captain Phillips' Starring Tom Hanks

    Whether or not Tom Hanks is nominated for his turn as Walt Disney in the warm "Saving Mr. Banks" or as the fearless leader of a cargo ship in "Captain Phillips," he seems destined for the Dolby Theater in a few months time. Of course the awards season has a long way to go but the already hotly buzze...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Paul Greengrass Exits Aaron Sorkin-Penned 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7'

    It seems "The Trial Of The Chicago 7" can't get in front of a judge, so to speak. The long, long developing project looked it was finally kicking back to life when earlier this summer Paul Greengrass came on board to direct. But alas, it will once again need to find a helmer.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    New York Film Festival Announces James Gray Master Class, Directors Dialogues, Emerging Artists and Shorts Lineup

    The 2013 New York Film Festival HBO Directors Dialogues participants will be Richard Curtis, Paul Greengrass, Agnieszka Holland and Frederick Wiseman, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    Early Buzz: Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips' Is An Unbelievably Tense Real World Thriller; Politics Questionable

    "It's like the last half hour of 'Zero Dark Thirty' but for the whole movie." That was someone's description of "Captain Phillips" when we quizzed them about the film earlier today. The film, which stars Tom Hanks as the titular captain of the Maersk Alabama, a ship that found itself under siege by ...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Leonard CoHosts TCMLeonard Maltin
  • Up Next for Justin Simien ('Dear White ...Shadow and Act
  • Tales of the Grim SleeperReview: There's No Shortage Of Outrage ...The Playlist