‘Captain Phillips’ rivets with performances, suspense

It’s always remarkable to me when a filmmaker takes widely known events and manages to make a suspenseful film based upon them. Take Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” for example. We all know (hopefully) that Osama bin Laden dies at the end when SEAL Team Six raids his compound, but those scenes still radiate suspense…

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Brent Lindquist is a reporter at the Lynden Tribune and the Tribune's State of the Arts columnist. Email Brent at reporter@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.