Monday, October 28, 2013

On "Captain Phillips"


From The Dispatch:
It's an urgent, riveting look at a post-9/11 world where our enemy no longer has a face. The pirates continually insist to the Navy that they are "not al-Qaida," as if that is some sort of signal that they mean no harm and shouldn't be treated as hostile. What they are, however, is the product of an unfamiliar and increasingly volatile world. Greengrass explores this new world of enemies, in this case, four armed teenagers who managed to cause a standoff with three American warships. 
Click here to read my full review.

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