Friday, March 6, 2020
Blog

Watch the Trailer for Tom Hanks’ Latest Maritime Thriller GREYHOUND

Tom Hanks is returning to the maritime genre with his new movie GREYHOUND about a WWII convoy of ships crossing the treacherous North Atlantic to help fight the war in...

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 148

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Tom Garber Aboard Ship
Press Releases

Sea States – A New Film About Shipping

Sea States, a new documentary film on the importance of the shipping industry is now under production by Third Wave Films. Endorsed by the Connecticut Maritime Association, and the Marine...

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 23

Monday, July 24, 2017
Blog

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 intimate.”  The Guardian calls it “utterly immersive” and...

July 24, 2017
Total Views: 46

Saturday, February 13, 2016
fuocoammare
Blog

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 refugee crisis in...

February 13, 2016
Total Views: 6

Friday, February 5, 2016
Finest-Hours-USCG-Coast-Guard-Rescue-Boat
Blog

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 retelling. For anyone...

February 5, 2016
Total Views: 40

Thursday, July 9, 2015
News

Movie Trailer for ‘The Finest Hours’ – The Remarkable True Story of the SS Pendleton Rescue

  Disney has just release its first trailer from its new film The Finest Hours, based on the remarkable true story of “the greatest small boat rescue in U.S. Coast...

July 9, 2015
Total Views: 159

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for December 23rd, 2013: Submarine Movies Part 6; El Submarino Amarillo

 Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part 5 U 47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien; 1958 German war film portraying the combat career of World War...

December 22, 2013
Total Views: 12

Sunday, December 15, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for December 16th, 2013: Movies About Submarines, Part 5; Immersione Rapida!

 Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 Submarine Attack (I.F.E. Releasing, 1954) Re-released in 1959 as Torpedo Zone.  + In this adventure, the commander of an...

December 15, 2013
Total Views: 28

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for December 9th, 2013: Amazing, Daring, True! | Movies About Submarines Part 4

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 Operation Bikini (American International, 1963) “Temptation in Paradise… neither hell nor high heels could stop them” – This one starts in the...

December 8, 2013
Total Views: 19

Sunday, December 1, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for December 2nd, 2013: Movies About Submarines Part 3; The Way Life Should Be

Welcome (back) to Maine Miss Monkey Fist has successfully relocated from the dismal Baltimore suburbs to the sparkling and wonderful Lakes Region of Maine, northwest of Portland.  When she lived...

December 1, 2013
Total Views: 20

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 21st, 2013: Movies About Submarines, Part 2

above: Atlantic Convoy (Columbia, 1942) Released shortly after the similar Columbia wartime story Submarine Raider, Atlantic Convoy is set on the coast of Iceland. Civilian weatherman Carl Hansen (John Beal)...

October 20, 2013
Total Views: 55

Monday, October 14, 2013
Blog

Shore Leave: Maritime Film Fest 2013, NYC

The Maritime Film Festival was founded by esteemed sailor and artist, Andrew (PORK) Poneros, amongst others. In a broad sense, the annual festival aims to explore the human legacy of...

October 14, 2013
Total Views: 1

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Maritime Monday for October 14th, 2013; Why We Love Movies About Submarines
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 14th, 2013; Why We Love Movies About Submarines

“I saw the submariners, the way they stood aloof and silent, watching their pigboat with loving eyes. They are alone in the Navy. I admired the PT boys. And I...

October 13, 2013
Total Views: 60

Sunday, October 6, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 7th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part VI; Why Sailors Go Wrong

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III – Part IV — Part V Skirts Ahoy! (MGM, 1952) Esther Williams joins the WAVES after leaving her fiancé at the altar....

October 6, 2013
Total Views: 14

Sunday, September 29, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for September 30th, 2013: Movies About Sailors Part 5; Sailor’s Luck

above: Here Comes the Navy (Warner Brothers, 1934) Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III – Part IV Sailor of the King (20th Century Fox, 1953) poster appears to...

September 29, 2013
Total Views: 26

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for September 23rd, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part IV; The Navy Comes Through

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III McHale’s Navy (Universal, 1964) The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. + Captain...

September 22, 2013
Total Views: 19

Sunday, September 15, 2013
Maritime Monday for September 16th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part III; Man the Laff Boats!
Blog

Maritime Monday for September 16th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part III; Man the Laff Boats!

Part 1 — Part 2 The Honeymoon Machine (MGM, 1961) A few years before The Great Escape catapulted Steve McQueen to stardom, the charismatic actor played leading man, Lt. Fergie...

September 15, 2013
Total Views: 21

Sunday, September 8, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for September 9th, 2013: Movies About Sailors Part II; Shape Ahoy!

Part 1 Dames Ahoy (Universal, 1930) Swedish language poster Three sailors go searching for a blonde gold-digger who tricked one of them into marriage when he was drunk. All he...

September 8, 2013
Total Views: 10

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Maritime Monday for September 2nd, 2013: Movies About #@!!%* Sailors; Part I
Blog

Maritime Monday for September 2nd, 2013: Movies About #@!!%* Sailors; Part I

Foul mouthed, drunken, bare knuckle fighting, girl-in-every-port keeping, societal retards.  Hollywood loves sailors, and John and Jane Q Landlubber love movies about sailors. Maybe it’s the romantic, adventure-filled lives they...

September 1, 2013
Total Views: 8

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for August 26th, 2013: Part VII; The Final Reel

Skin Diving Mermaids and Ruthless Frogmen! Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 — Part 4 — Part 5 — Part 6 Tugboat Annie (MGM, 1933) Marie Dressler plays...

August 25, 2013
Total Views: 39