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51st New York Film Festival Review: ‘CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’

51st New York Film Festival Review: ‘CAPTAIN PHILLIPS’

Directed by Paul Greengrass Written by Billy Ray Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi Early in Paul Greengrass’s ‘Captain Phillips,’ the film’s titular character (Tom Hanks) frets to his wife over their teenage son, who is slacking off in school. That kind of attitude, Phillips worries, will dog him as he enters an increasingly competitive workforce…

Interview: Scott Gracheff (Director) & Alice Hoagland (Subject) – ‘The Rugby Player’

‘The Rugby Player’ is an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary that tells the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, one of the passengers on United Flight 93 on 9/11, and his mother, Alice Hoagland, a former United Airlines flight attendant.