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James Gunn Shares His List Of Best Action Films To Watch Right Now

James Gunn Shares His List Of Best Action Films To Watch Right Now

45 (1981) Green Snake (1993) Captain Phillips (2013) Seven Samurai (1954) Rolling Thunder (1977) The Wild Bunch (1969) V for Vendetta (2006) Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)I have seen 31 Not bad for a list like this James Gunn has some pretty good taste here There are films here from all sorts of different genres, countries, styles, and time periods here Modern stuff[...]

One Day Shell Darken: TNT Casts India Eisley And Jefferson Mays As Leads

One Day She'll Darken: TNT Casts India Eisley And Jefferson Mays As Leads

Looks like Chris Pine (Star Trek) and LeLand Orser (Seven) will be in some good company when production on TNT's six-episode drama series One Day She’ll Darken begins next month, as India Eisley (Underworld: Awakening, Look Away) and Jefferson Mays (The Americans, Law & Order: SVU) have been tapped as show leads.Written by Sam Sheridan,[...]

Sony Courting Paul Greengrass To Direct Spy Thriller The Director

Sony Courting Paul Greengrass To Direct Spy Thriller The Director

After the success of Captain Phillips, Sony is eager to get right back into business with Paul Greengrass, and is courting him to direct their just-acquired new spy thriller The Director, according to The Wrap He also has plans to adapt the screenplay himself.The topical thriller involves hacking the CIA and follows the Agency's[...]

London Film Festival Report &#8211 Reviews Of Captain Phillips And Tom At The Farm

London Film Festival Report – Reviews Of Captain Phillips And Tom At The Farm

My thoughts from the London Film Festival on Paul Greengrass' somali pirate thriller and Xavier Dolan's latest obtuse drama.Captain PhillipsPaul Greengrass’ latest thriller is an almost unbearably tense two hours spent alongside Tom Hanks as Richard Phillips, a captain whose American container ship is highjacked by Somali pirates.Hanks is superb as the captain struggling to[...]

These Two New Captain Phillips TV Spots Sell A Thrilling Military Thriller

These Two New Captain Phillips TV Spots Sell A Thrilling Military Thriller

Two new TV spots for Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips, which stars Tom Hanks in the lead role, have been released online and I can't help but think that those cutting the spots were somewhat inspired by the success of Zero Dark Thirty last year and are aiming these spots at a particular audience.Minor spoilers for[...]

Saving Mr Banks To Close LFF And Her To Close NYFF

Saving Mr Banks To Close LFF And Her To Close NYFF

The  New York Film Festival and the London Film Festival may share an opening film, with Captain Phillips making it's world and European premieres at the two festivals, but the festivals have gone in different directions with their closing films.The London Film Festival announced today that they will be closing with another Hanks picture, the[...]

New Trailer For Captain Phillips Reveals A Lot More Of The Story

New Trailer For Captain Phillips Reveals A Lot More Of The Story

Earlier this week I noted that the marketing for Captain Phillips had so far been focused on the early stages of the story and wondered if Sony would continue to hold back in trailers and with the images released.Today they stopped holding back.This latest trailer gives away a lot If you're not familiar with the true[...]

New Images From Captain Phillips Featuring Tom Hanks

New Images From Captain Phillips Featuring Tom Hanks

Earlier this week it was announced that Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips will open the New York Film Festival in September and the London Film Festival in October I'll almost certainly be there for the European premiere in London and I'm expecting a taut edge-of-your-seat thriller from Greengrass and star Tom Hanks.A couple of new images[...]

Paul Greengrass Somali Pirate Picture To Open The London Film Festival

Paul Greengrass' Somali Pirate Picture To Open The London Film Festival

Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips will open the London Film Festival on the 9th of October at the Odeon Leicester Square.The film stars Tom Hanks in the titular role and is based on the real life 2009 hijacking of the U.S container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.Captain Phillips will be receiving its world premiere[...]