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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 Deadline.com, Damon and "Bourne Ultimatum" director Paul Greengrass are set to reu...

Tonight We'll Know Who Will Probably Win Best Director

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards could give "Gravity," ''Americ...

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 Deadline.com, 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

The Real Story Behind 'Captain Phillips'

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatic accounts of the Navy SEALs rescuing the captain of an American cargo ship made headlines around the world i...

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...

A New Chapter For Tom Hanks?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The birth of Tom Hanks, dramatic actor, happened during a table read on "Splash." As the smitten lead Allen Bauer in Ron...

Mike Ryan

"I Can't Believe I'm Doing A Scene With The Forrest Gump Guy!"

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Tom Hanks Stuns In 'Captain Phillips'

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

-- If you saw Paul Greengrass's "United 93," a terrifying depiction of one of the doomed flights on 9/11, you know this director can evoke a harrowin...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Real Captain Phillips Speaks Out About Ordeal

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

WILLISTON, Vt. — WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — The captain of the American cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates four years ago returned home from sea...

Watch Tom Hanks In 'Captain Phillips'

Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

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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 ...

'Captain Phillips' Premieres To Acclaim

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.28.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks has had enough of playing real people. In Paul Greengrass' docudrama "Captain Phillips," which premiered on Friday as the ...

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...