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A Hijacking

Mallika Rao

Why Are There Suddenly So Many Movies About Somali PIrates?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts

After armed men off the Nigerian coast took two seafarers hostage this week, CNN declared the Gulf of Guinea the new “piracy hotspot" -- second to t...

ReThink Review: Captain Phillips -- 21st Century Piracy Ain't Jack Sparrow

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Is Captain Phillips a case where bigger, louder -- and since it's Paul Greengrass, shakier -- is actually better? And do the film's pirates rise above being caricatured villains to represent the real Somalian men who turn to this high risk/high reward way of life?

Popcorn Preview: A Hijacking

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: A Hijacking (2012) Cast includes: Pilou Asbaek (R), Søren Malling (A Royal Affair) Writer/Director: Tobias Lindholm (R, The Hunt) Genre: Drama...

ReThink Review: A Hijacking - Hostages at Sea

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A Hijacking is a film about a freighter taken over by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and the painful, drawn-out negotiations between the pirates and the CEO of the Danish company that owns the ship, with the terrified crew reduced to little more than bargaining chips.