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'Captain Phillips' Oscar nominee gives back

CNN (blog) - 21 Jan 2014
In "Captain Phillips," Abdi portrays one of the Somali pirates who hijacks a vessel manned by - you guessed it - Capt. Richard Phillips, who's played by Tom Hanks. The film, directed by Paul Greengrass, is based on a true story and is nominated for the ...
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Two Houston Pilots to receive IMO award for exceptional bravery

Marine Log - 09 Aug 2017
The incident occurred shortly after midnight on September 6, 2016, when Captain McGee and Captain Phillips were piloting the 247 m-long tanker Aframax River in the Houston Ship Channel. The size of the tanker meant it required two pilots. A sudden ...
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'Good Time' review: The crook (a thief), his life and his brother

Chicago Tribune - 17 Aug 2017
It's also their first project blending expressive non-actors with a handful of established names, including Pattinson and Oscar nominees Jennifer Jason Leigh and, from “Captain Phillips,” Barkhad Abdi. Pattinson, as many have noted, is nearly ...
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Two Houston Pilots Earn IMO Bravery Award

The Maritime Executive - 01 Aug 2017
Two Houston pilots, Capt. Michael G. McGee and Capt. Michael C. Phillips, have been selected by IMO for the 2017 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. The award provides international recognition for mariners who risk their lives and display ...
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Jets finals hopes crushed by Mackay Cutters

The Queensland Times - 19 Aug 2017
The recent season ending injuries to Wes Conlon, Sam Martin, Nemani Valekapa and Luke Capewell didn't help, but the Jets put in an Intrust Super Cup performance that captain Dane Phillips said was not up to scratch. Co-coach Shane Walker described ...
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'Last Tycoon,' based on unfinished book, offers modest pleasures

The Mercury News - 04 Aug 2017
As re-created by Billy Ray (“Captain Phillips,” “The Hunger Games”), the Amazon “Tycoon” borrows characters and situations from the novel and has its own way with them. It's as if “Moby-Dick,” say, were made into a series in which Ahab and Ishmael and ...
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'Detroit' review: Kathryn Bigelow shoots the '67 war at home

Chicago Tribune - 24 Jul 2017
Bigelow and cinematographer Barry Ackroyd plow through "Detroit" with an aggressively destabilized camera, familiar if you've seen "The Hurt Locker" and, even more extreme in its hand-held, faux-war documentary tactic, "Captain Phillips," both shot by ...
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2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

MarineLink - 02 Aug 2017
Despite being surrounded by a towering wall of burning fuel for nearly 90 minutes, pilots Captain Michael G. McGee and Captain Michael C. Phillips showed decisiveness, dedication and ship-handling expertise. As a result of their courageous actions, ...
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La Grange nurse turned actor/producer making film in town

Chicago Tribune - 26 Jul 2017
The cast includes Rahda Mitchell, (of "Finding Neverland" and other films), Chris Mulkey ("Captain Phillips"), Perrey Reeves ("Famous in Love," "Entourage"), James Tupper ("Big Little Lies," "Men in Trees"), P.J. Byrne ("Wolf of Wall Street," "Horrible ...
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Two Captains Receive IMO Medals for Bravery

Port Technology International - 01 Aug 2017
The IMO reported that pilots Captain Michael G. McGee and Captain Michael C. Phillips showed "decisiveness, dedication and ship-handling expertise" when they became surrounded by "a towering wall of burning fuel" which they tackled for nearly 90 ...
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Tuned in: Lush 'Last Tycoon' looks like a million bucks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 28 Jul 2017
In contemporary Hollywood, there is no actor better suited to play a 1930s-era leading man than 2000 Carnegie Mellon University grad Matt Bomer (”White Collar”). He just has the right look and bearing for such a role, which is one of the things that ...

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