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Movie Date: 'Captain Phillips' and 'Machete Kills'

Friday, October 11, 2013

This week, Kristen and Rafer take on heroes and villains with this week's two major releases: 'Captain Phillips,' the new Tom Hanks-led film about the real hijacking of the Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates in 2009, and 'Machete Kills,' the latest Mexploitation film from Robert Rodriguez. And bonus: Kristen interviews the real Captain Richard Phillips, asking him to give his thoughts on the movie (and on Tom Hanks's interpretation of his accent). All aboard!

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Dangerous Days at Sea

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Richard Phillips, captain of United States-flagged cargo ship Maersk Alabama, discusses what happened when the ship was boarded last year by Somali pirates and took Captain Phillips hostage. The tense, five-day stand-off ended in a high-seas rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs. In A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, ...

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