Captain Phillips

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Tom Hanks: ‘I’ve made a lot of movies that didn’t make sense – or money’
In the downtime between movies, Tom Hanks has written his first collection of short stories. He talks books, regrets, Hollywood egos and fat astronauts

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Selma is 100% historically accurate but Imitation Game just 41.4%, says study
A scene-by-scene analysis of recent Oscar contenders by data site Information is Beautiful gives full marks for historical accuracy to Martin Luther King biopic

Catherine Shoard

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Paul Greengrass heading into the Berlin Wall tunnels for real-life escape drama
British director’s next movie to be adaptation of forthcoming 1960s-set novel about west Germans trying to smuggle relatives from the east with the help of US TV crews

Ben Child

27, Oct, 2014 @1:59 PM

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Global box office: Dracula Untold too bloodless to raise opening stakes
An unproven lead and high costs could scupper Universal’s monster franchise, while Gone Girl shows topical staying power in Phil Hoad’s weekly report

Phil Hoad

15, Oct, 2014 @12:19 PM

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Paul Greengrass set to direct Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio in Olympic terrorism drama
Paul Greengrass is set to direct the Wolf of Wall Street stars in the story of a security guard who went from hero to villain after the bombing at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

11, Sep, 2014 @12:09 PM

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Paul Greengrass: British film industry must nurture young directors

Maker of Captain Phillips says emerging talent must be fostered if Britain's standing in world cinema is to be maintained

Andrew Pulver

02, Apr, 2014 @1:01 PM

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Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi on track for Judd Apatow's Trainwreck

Winner of best supporting actor Bafta to follow Captain Phillips success with role in new Apatow comedy

• Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi 'struggling to get by' despite Bafta win

Andrew Pulver

19, Mar, 2014 @8:38 AM

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Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi 'struggling to get by' despite Bafta win

The Captain Phillips star is finding it hard to make ends meet, despite his Oscar nomination for best supporting actor

• Interview: Barkhad Abdi

Ben Child

05, Mar, 2014 @9:31 AM

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Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads – Oscars special

Need a last-minute prep session for the Oscars? Turn to Blinkbox and Amazon Instant Video for everything from Captain Phillips to The Act of Killing, writes Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

02, Mar, 2014 @12:05 AM

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Barkhad Abdi: Captain Phillips star's rise from limo driver to Oscars contender

Somali-born actor had been directing hip-hop videos before responding to a casting call, though his relative inexperience did feed into his portrayal of a desperate pirate

Rachel Aroesti

01, Mar, 2014 @2:25 PM

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Why Captain Phillips should win 2014 best picture Oscar – video

Tom Lamont explains why Captain Phillips deserves to win the best picture Oscar

Tom Lamont and Henry Barnes

25, Feb, 2014 @10:00 AM

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Barkhad Abdi's incredible rise to Bafta glory

Barkhad Abdi, who played the ferocious Somali pirate leader in Paul Greengrass's Captain Phillips, picked up best supporting actor for his film debut. Will it be an Oscar next?

17, Feb, 2014 @1:20 PM

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