The modern-day piracy thriller

Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Corey Johnson, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Chernus, Max Martini

Movie: Captain Phillips

Genre: True Life Drama

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Producers: Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti,Michael DeLuca

Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Corey Johnson, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Chernus, Max Martini

Showing at: Century Cinema (KCT)

The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama’s commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips, and the Somali pirate captain, Muse, who takes him hostage. Phillips and Muse are set on an unstoppable collision course when Muse and his crew target Phillips’ unarmed ship; in the ensuing standoff, 145 miles off the Somali coast, both men will find themselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control.

Smart, powerfully acted, and incredibly intense, Captain Phillips offers filmgoers a Hollywood biopic done right -- and offers Tom Hanks a showcase for yet another brilliant performance.

 

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