Sunday, February 12, 2023

Movie Critics Turn On James Cameron’s Titanic

by Daryl Sparkes (University of Southern Queensland) When it was released 25 years ago, James Cameron’s Titanic was enormous. It made stars of its two leads,

February 12, 2023
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Maritime News

Tom Hanks Recognized for Works Celebrating U.S. Merchant Marine

Actor Tom Hanks has been awarded the American Maritime Partnership’s American Maritime Hero Award in recognition of his work celebrating American

July 14, 2020
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Movie Review – Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” Immersive Tour de Force, Incongruous Muddle, or Both?

Christopher Nolan’s movie, Dunkirk, opened Friday to rave reviews. The New York Times calls it “a tour de force …both sweeping and

July 24, 2017
Total Views: 241

Saturday, February 13, 2016

New Film ‘Fire at Sea’ shows horror of refugee crossings

(Reuters)Images shot in the hold of a boat where dozens of people died of asphyxiation after five hours in the Mediterranean brought home the horror of the

February 13, 2016
Total Views: 51

Friday, February 5, 2016

Movie Review – The Finest Hours, Greatest Small Boat Rescue in History

By Rick Spilman – “The Finest Hours” is far from a perfect movie. Nevertheless, it recounts a remarkable story of heroism at sea that is well worth

February 5, 2016
Total Views: 516

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Watch: Official Trailer for the New Moby-Dick Movie

Warner Brothers has just released the new trailer for the movie “In The Heart of The Sea”, telling the true story of the events that inspired

December 24, 2014
Total Views: 559

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Solo Robert Redford Stars in Intense High Seas Drama, ‘All is Lost’

'All is Lost' Movie: After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 37

Monday, September 24, 2012

Psychological Piracy Drama ‘Kapringen’ Opens In Denmark

The highly anticipated Danish piracy drama, Kapringen (aka ‘A Hijacking’), premiered in Denmark over the weekend to rave reviews after a world

September 24, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Russell Crowe Rescued By USCG in Kayaking Mishap

Actor Russell Crowe was forced to hail down the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday night after nearly drifting out to sea while kayaking off the coast of Long Island.

September 4, 2012
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Friday, August 26, 2011

NAVY SEALs: Coming soon to a theater near you

Photo courtesy After years of war movies about conflicted fighters, a new crop of films is shifting focus: to tactics, technology and teamwork.

August 26, 2011
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Classic board game, Battleship, now a major motion picture [TRAILER]

You’ve sunk my battleship! Check out the just-released teaser trailer for the movie based on the classic board game, Battleship, starring Liam Neeson,

July 27, 2011
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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Disney’s OCEANS now on DVD.

If you are a fan of dramatic nature films or just looking to get some Christmas shopping for the little ones out of the way you should think about

November 6, 2010
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