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Bourne, Again: Leftish Spy Thriller Scores While Other Summer Tentpoles Fall

William Bradley | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this year of mostly misfiring big budget genre films, the rather belated return of star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass to the 'Jason Bourne' espionage franchise is a rare solid success.

Zaki's Review: Jason Bourne

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Jason Bourne is back! And, to be honest, I kind of wish he'd stayed away.

From Boston University to Army Paratrooper to The Academy Awards: Q & A with Henry Hughes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

He's fought in a war. He's been nominated for an Academy Award. He met his wife when he was 13. He's mentored by the director of Star Wars. Director H...

Matt Damon Will Probably Play Jason Bourne Again After All

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

Matt Damon will return to play Jason Bourne after all. According to, Damon and "Bourne Ultimatum" director Paul Greengrass are set to reu...

King Estate's Disapproval Forces Oliver Stone To Drop MLK Biopic

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Controversial director Oliver Stone has been circling a Martin Luther King Jr. biopic for months, but he took to Twitter on Friday -- just three days ...

2014 ForgotScars: Celebrating the Oscar Forgotten

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This morning, I watched the Oscar nominations on ABC, and was so befuddled by the omissions I scratched my head, and then turned to my 2-year-old son, and scratched his. They were, in a word, jarring.

Martin Scorsese Gets Huge Boost From Directors Guild Awards

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Directors Guild of America announced the five finalists for its top film award of the year on Tuesday afternoon. The DGA's nominations are often a...

Justin Lin To Direct 'Bourne' Sequel

Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

The fifth film in the Jason Bourne series will be directed by Justin Lin. That's the word from, which reports that Lin, who previously ma...

Why Do Left Wing Stars Make Right Wing Movies? Or, What's Wrong With Captain Phillips

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Tannen

What we should be scrutinizing is why American audiences will only stomach stories with dark faces if it's a white one that saves the day. We must ask that people like Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass, people who have leverage in Hollywood, demand better.

Director Responds To 'Captain Phillips' Allegations

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

"Captain Phillips" director Paul Greengrass took time out of his Reddit Ask Me Anything session this week to respond to allegations from unnamed membe...

Christopher Rosen

One Reason Why 'Captain Phillips' Is So Tense | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

"Captain Phillips," Paul Greengrass' true-life thriller, spends two hours tightening the screws on its title character, played with masterful ease by...

Christopher Rosen

What Captain Phillips Thought Of 'Captain Phillips' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

Outside of "Das Boot" and "Saving Private Ryan," Richard Phillips -- the captain of the Maersk Alabama who was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the spri...

Popcorn Preview: Captain Phillips

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Captain Phillips (2013) Cast includes: Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan), Catherine Keener (Into the Wild), Barkhad Abdi Screenplay: Billy Ray (T...

WATCH: The Real 'Captain Phillips': Tom Hanks Didn't Want To Hear Me Tell My Story

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The always chameleonic Tom Hanks becomes the leader of a ship taken hostage by Somali pirates in "Captain Phillips," the new film by Paul Greengrass 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?

Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass on "Captain Phillips"

Zorianna Kit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks has made a career out of playing ordinary men thrown in to extraordinary circumstances whether it's a FedEx emp...

Mike Ryan

"I Can't Believe I'm Doing A Scene With The Forrest Gump Guy!" | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

It's that old success story you've heard a million times: Born in Somalia, moved to Minneapolis, now stars in a major motion picture opposite Tom Hank...

Movie Review: Captain Phillips

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on the title character's book recalling the 2009 incident -- in which an American cargo vessel in the Indian Ocean was captured by four Somali pirates -- Captain Phillips puts you right in the middle of the action and never lets you go.

Mike Ryan

You Don't Know The 'Captain Phillips' Story Like You Think You Do | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

Everything about the story in Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" is tragic. It's tragic that Capt. Richard Phillips was taken as a hostage from his c...

Watch Tom Hanks In 'Captain Phillips'

Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment


Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips: Heroics on the High Seas for Opening Night at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.28.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Festival must have a thing for danger on the high seas. Last year's opening night featured the fantasy ocean crossing Life of Pi: a ...

The First Word On 'Captain Phillips'

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

There was little doubt that Tom Hanks was capable of giving a riveting performance in the lead role as Captain Richard Phillips, the man who was infam...

'Bourne' Director Blasts Rumors

Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

Fans holding their breath for another Bourne movie from the team of Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass can exhale now. In a new interview with Empire Onli...

Big Matt Damon Rumor Debunked

Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment

After saying no to another Jason Bourne movie for more than a year, is Matt Damon ready to say yes? That's the potential turn of events according to T...

The Unknown Actor Who Might Steal Tom Hanks' New Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment