The blog of Amon Warmann: Film journalist.

Film Review | Captain Phillips

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★★★★☆

British director and master of suspense Paul Greengrass returns to screens this week with Captain Phillips (12A). Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, And Dangerous Days At Sea – which details the incredible true story of the 2009 hijacking by pirates of an American cargo ship – it’s an impressively told and suitably gripping thriller, and one of this year’s many highlights.

Read the rest of this review at Flicks and the City here. Captain Phillips opened the 2013 London Film Festival. 

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  1. Pingback: Interview | Composer Henry Jackman Talks Captain Phillips, Captain America & more | AMONymous

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