CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Review

     May 31, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 New York Film Festival.  Captain Phillips opens today.] In the past, director Paul Greengrass has demonstrated a unique and incredible ability to use a documentary-like style that captures the immediacy …

Director Baltasar Kormákur CONTRABAND Interview

     January 9, 2012

Set in New Orleans, Contraband is Mark Whalberg’s new thriller about smuggling on container ships. He plays a blue-collar family man who’s sworn off his former life of crime, until his brother-in-law botches a drug deal and needs his help …