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    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...

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    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...

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    Oscars: What Films Are Looking Good Coming Out Of Venice, Telluride & TIFF?

    With Venice and Telluride in the rear-view mirror, and TIFF starting to wind down (we've still coverage to come, but very few films remain that haven't been screened to press), it feels like the perfect time to kick off, for real, our annual awards coverage. There's a part of you that groans, and th...

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    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 ...

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    New Pics From The Fall Film Season: 'Labor Day,' 'Out Of The Furnace,' 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Captain Phillips,' Fifth Estate' & More

    Fall movie season is upon us, which means that things are getting serious. The character pieces and adult dramas are finally coming out of the art houses and will soon be flooding the multiplexes as well, as various prestige pictures jockey for end-of-the-year critics lists and awards consideration....

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    Our 16 Most Anticipated Films Of The Fall

    With this week feeling, release-wise, a little like the industry at large is taking a deep breath while effecting the gear change from Summer tentpole scheduling to awards season programming, it’s a good moment to pause and take a look at the goodies to come in the waning months of 2013. It’s a pret...

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    Check Out New Pics From 'Her,' 'Gravity,' 'The Dallas Buyer's Club' & More

    The upcoming fall slate of movies—ranging from prestige-dressed awards season contenders to down and dirty grindhouse flicks—can feel like an avalanche of choices. But it's also the time of year when it's generally a rich avalanche of choices, rescuing movie fans from dreary CGI slop of the summer. ...

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    Watch: Tom Hanks is Hijacked in Tense Trailer for Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips'

    A new trailer has surfaced for Paul Greengrass' latest nail-biter "Captain Phillips," which is world premiering as the opening night film of the 51st New York Film Festival next month, before opening wide October 11th. In the film, two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Philli...

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    We Have Been Boarded By Armed Pirates: Watch The New Trailer For 'Captain Phillips' With Tom Hanks

    This summer, one of the underrated highlights at the arthouse was Tobias Lindholm's "A Hijacking." It told the fictional tale of a ship taken over by Somali pirates, and the psychological toll it takes on both the hostages and company negotiating for the ship and the lives of the men on board. One o...

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    Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips' To Open 51st NYFF New York Film Festival; Check Out New Pics & Posters

    You can't have it all, Toronto. While the Canadian festival unveiled a slate last week that seemed to include every hot title you could think of left in 2013, today organizers of the New York Film Festival revealed that there's still much more to come, and they'll have their own big highlights that'...

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