Captain Phillips | Anatomy of a Movie

In this show, John Comerford and co-hosts Marisa Serafini, Sara Stretton, Phil Svitek, and Demetri Panos discuss the 2013 Paul Greengrass’ film Captain Phillips in which the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. They discuss everything from filmography, to casting/acting, directing, cinematography, editing, score, sound editing, etc. HELPFUL LINKS: Captain Phillips IMDB – Jason Brockett: ‘Captain Phillips’ is a wild ride with Somali pirates – The Real-Life Captain Phillips Conducted A Surprisingly Candid Reddit AMA – Greengrass on Inaccuracies – Navy Times – Anti-Piracy Battle – Radar Online’s Inside a Torture Chamber Article – ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Captain Phillips’ and the Race to Fact-Check Oscar Hopefuls – NPR’s Post “‘Captain Phillips’: A First-Time Actor, Opposite Tom Hanks” – Tom Hanks’ Captain Phillips Says The High-Tech World Is A Shocking Delusion – FX Acquires ‘Thor: The Dark World’, ‘Gravity’ & ‘Captain Phillips’ –