Topic archives: Paul Greengrass

Captain Phillips movie review: bus stops, billboards and HMS Hanks

Captain Phillips movie review: bus stops, billboards and HMS Hanks

October 29, 2013 5

Paul Greengrass' breathlessly intense drama Captain Phillips is being marketed as a Tom Hanks movie. What impact does that have on the film's quasi-documentary grasp of realism?

The Green Zone movie review: feeble, fatigued war flick

The Green Zone movie review: feeble, fatigued war flick

March 11, 2010 2

The latest woozily edited action flick from Bourne director Paul Greengrass is The Green Zone, an on-the-ground Iraq war movie that strings together an exhaustive conga line of action scenes in service of an ultimately simple hypothesis: that the existence of WMDs was a lie concocted by American “intelligence” and used by the U.S. government […]