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Captain Phillips to open London Film Festival

Captain Phillips to open London Film Festival

Aug 1 2013, 10:06am CDT | by Bang Movies

Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' will open the 57th annual BFI London Film Festival. The Paul Greengrass-directed drama - which is based on the real life 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship...

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Captain Phillips to open London Film Festival

Aug 1 2013, 10:06am CDT | by Bang Movies

Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' will open the 57th annual BFI London Film Festival.

The Paul Greengrass-directed drama - which is based on the real life 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates - will kick off this year's film gala by holding its European premiere in London's Leicester Square on October 9.

Clare Stewart, the British Film Institute's head of exhibition, said: ''We are thrilled to be opening the BFI London Film Festival by welcoming Paul Greengrass - one of the great supporters of the BFI and British film - back to London for the European premiere of 'Captain Phillips'. Our festival audiences will be captivated by Greengrass's virtuoso filmmaking; 'Captain Phillips' is an intense, high-stakes drama, focusing on two men forced onto a collision course by global political forces much larger than themselves.

''Featuring spellbinding performances by Tom Hanks and four Somali-American actors (Barkhad Abdi, Faysal Ahmed, Barkhad Abdirahman and Mahat M. Ali), we are excited to be presenting this film as our opening night gala.''

Both Hanks and Greengrass are expected to attend the premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square.

The movie stars the two-time Oscar winner as Captain Richard Phillips, the commander of the hijacked vessel, who finds himself in a tense stand-off with Somali pirate Muse (Barkhad Abdi).

'Captain Phillips' was produced by Scott Rudin and the screenplay is based on the book, 'A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea', by the real-life Phillips.

This year's London Film Festival takes place between October 9 and 20.

Source: Bang Movies

 
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Back in the 1990s, when superhero movies were mostly a punchline, Quentin Tarantino had really only two movies under his belt and the idea of Tom Hanks winning back-to-back Oscars seemed insane, the great Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam was still struggling to get his films made within the Hollywood studio system. Then came the 1995 film Twelve Monkeys. Based very loosely on a 1962 French short film called La Jetée, Twelve Mon ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ movie theaters. Additionally, the Dolby family has made a $5 million gift to the Academy Museum’s capital campaign. In recognition of this gift, the Academy will name the Museum’s rooftop ...
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Movie News: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Villain Photo and New Trailer, Plus More Spielberg Movies Coming

Jun 17 2014 8:03am CDT | Source: movies.com

Guardians of the Galaxy: Marvel has not released much information about the villains in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, due out on August 1, but a new photo gives Korath the Accuser (Djimon Hounsou) his moment in the spotlight. Additionally, you can watch a new trailer for the film below. [Marvel]   Steven Spielberg: When can we see more movies directed by Steven Spielberg? Release dates have now been set for two previously-announced projects that will be he ...
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Jun 16 2014 9:34pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Steven Spielberg seems to finally have settled on his next two projects and they now have release dates just nine months apart. Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. Steven Spielberg seems to have finally decided on not just his next project, but the one after that as well. The untitled Cold War drama that we heard about a few months ago, is scheduled to be released October 16th, 2015. His next film will be an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s famous children’s ...
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Jun 16 2014 2:29pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Release dates have been locked down for Steven Spielberg's next two directorial efforts. DreamWorks Pictures has announced an October 16th 2015 release for his untitled Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance. Spielberg is now confirmed to be directing the project about an American lawyer recruited by the CIA to negotiate the release of a U.S. spy plane pilot from Russia in 1960. DreamWorks has also announce ...
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