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Captain Phillips (+UltraViolet Digital Copy)

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P. Perry says:

Phenomenal One word, “Phenomenal” I could literally stop this review right there! I was invited to the first screening of the movie in Tampa and after having watched the trailer I knew for sure this was a movie I didn’t want to miss. I accepted the invite and printed my tickets and informed friends of the screening so they could get theirs and then we waited for the day to arrive. In the meantime I began to research the story of the MV Maersk Alabama and the related hijackings.First let me…

Jay B. Lane "professional audience member" says:

This is What Filmmaking Can Be! This is what film-making is all about! With Paul Greengrass (“United 93” and the “Bourne” franchise) at the helm, we know we are in for a PG-13, white-knuckle ride. We see the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama container-ship taken by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2009, the first such hijacking in two hundred years.The script by Billy Ray (“The Hunger Games”) is based on (Captain) Richard Phillips book, “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea” which…

Anonymous says:

“Captain Phillips” is an excellent action-adventure film. It is riveting, suspenseful, exciting, and very well-made. There are no off moments; no built-in “bathroom breaks.” Somali pirates capturing an American ship off the Horn of Africa is a timely and fraught topic.The film’s verisimilitude is so powerful at times I really did drift into thinking that I was watching a documentary. There’s a lot of money up on the screen: cargo vessels, beat-up pirate skiffs, ports, open ocean,…

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