Review: Captain Phillips

Expert director Paul Greengrass turns┬áthis true story of Somali pirates hijacking a freighter into an intense thriller. Family man Richard Phillips and his crew have the treacherous task of delivering a freighter of goods through the Somali basin, host of multiple pirate organisations. When they are boarded after their merger defenses were not enough, Phillips…

Review: Pirates! An Adventure with Scientists (A Band of Misfits)

Pirates! feels awfully short and a little wasteful on the characters, but it is an entertaining piratical romp. The Pirate Captain, as he is known, is perhaps the least threatening and likeable terror-of-the-seas, and when he is laughed at for competing in the Pirate of the Year Awards he sets off to prove himself! His…