Mr. Movie

October 10, 2013

Captain Phillips: High praise for adventure on the high seas

Captain Philips is "based" on a true story. Somali pirates got worldwide headlines when they attacked the freighter, Maersk Alabama, in 2009.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.

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