| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:57 AM
“Captain Phillips,” Paul Greengrass’ fact-based story of the hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship by Somali pirates, will have its world premiere at the New York Film Festival.
Organizers announced the news Monday, saying the Tom Hanks film...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Two new inspirational tales enter the hardcover nonfiction list this week, including local hero Father Gregory Boyle's "Tattoos on the Heart" at No. 8. The Jesuit priest is the founder of Homeboy Industries, the gang intervention and jobs organization....
| Apr 14, 2009
First off, it just has to be said: Nice shooting, SEALs. Simultaneously hitting and instantly killing three partly obscured pirates who were holding guns on an American hostage -- and doing it after nightfall, from the deck of a ship in choppy seas --...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
In 2011, director Brad Furman took an interesting look at attorneys working the bottom of the legal barrel in "The Lincoln Lawyer." He alternated between serious and amusing scenes that kept the story rolling. But by the end of the movie, the plot...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Sylvester Stallone takes a few beatings and hunts for that one epic brawl with a bad guy, a guard played by Vinnie Jones. Arnold Schwarzenegger finally speaks his native German in a Hollywood film in long, deranged rant,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:04 AM
"Captain Phillips" is a Tom Hanks movie. It is also a Paul Greengrass movie, and the cinematic tumult director Greengrass adroitly captures and sustains in the service of a narrative has a way of keeping his stars unmoored — in a good way —...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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 harrowing, real-life event like few others....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:57 PM
After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will hold its 23rd annual movie screening on Oct. 10 at the Lido Theatre, according to past president Bob Wood.
The featured movie is "Captain Phillips," which will be shown at 7 p.m. "Captain Phillips" is a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:30 AM