Here’s my contribution to MovieRob’s September Genre Grandeur of Realistic Movies. I reviewed Captain Phillips, a docudrama that feels powerfully in-the-moment.


gg-sepFor this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Realistic Films, here’s a review of Captain Phillips (2013) by SG of Rhyme and Reason

Thanks again to Prime Six for choosing this month’s interesting and unique genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Diego of Lazy Sunday Movies. We will be reviewing our favorite Psychological thrillers.

Please get me your submissions by the 25th of Oct by sending them to  Try to think out of the box! Great choice Diego!

Let’s see what SG thought of this movie:



Captain Phillips (2013)

They talk of risk in every field, for no job is without it,

But rarely do we fear the threat, although we do not doubt it.

Routines mundane increase our sense of safety, and it shows;

We’re not paid for, or so we think, worst-case scenarios.

Surprised then by inevitable danger or a crisis,

Our fortitude…

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