|2013||Detroit Film Critics Society||Best Director||Captain Phillips||Nominated|
|2013||Directors Guild of America||Best Director||Captain Phillips||Nominated|
|2013||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Director||Captain Phillips||Nominated|
|2007||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Director||The Bourne Ultimatum||Nominated|
|2007||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best British Film||The Bourne Ultimatum||Nominated|
by Jenni Miller
It's been an excellent year for movies, and for their directors. It must have been hard for the Directors Guild of America to pick just five nominees for the best feature film, but somehow they managed just fine. The DGA...
by Rick Mele
"Captain Phillips," the high-seas hostage drama, is tense, from start to finish. At times, almost unbearably so. Based on the real-life story of the 2009 hijacking of an American cargo ship off the coast of Somalia, Tom Hanks...
by Drew Taylor
In 2009, amidst a rash of piracy-related hijackings, the freighter ship Maersk Alabama was taken by Somali pirates. It was the beginning of a week-long ordeal that was intensely scrutinized by governmental agents, those with...
by Alex Suskind
How do you make a great film based on a true story that everyone knows the ending to? You have two options: one is to unearth an angle to the story that the general public doesn't already know about. The other is to make the...
by Jenni Miller
The latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter features a behind-the-scenes look at "Captain Phillips," the upcoming drama starring Tom Hanks and newcomer Barkhad Abdi. The world watched with rapt attention when Somali pirates...