The Pirates of Somalia
An ambitious young journalist (Evan Peters) embeds himself with a dangerous band of pirates in Somalia to get an unfiltered investigative perspective, but his inexperience threatens to derail his plans. Bryan Buckley wrote and directed this biopic based on the real life investigation of Canadian journalist Jay Bahadur.
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May 04, 2017 The politics of piracy are complex and well-explored here.Read in Source
We Got This Covered
April 27, 2017 Despite an excellent secondary cast and an interesting story, Dabka fails in its aspirations due almost entirely to its own smugness.Read in Source
April 27, 2017 It never quite charms us into identifying with its goofy, nothing-to-lose hero, whose desperate to move out from his parents' basement and jump-start his journalism career.Read in Source
December 05, 2017 Buckley's script and direction frequently get sidetracked with fictional subplots and bizarre animated sequences that feel wildly out of placeRead in Source
Film Journal International
December 06, 2017 Zaniness has rarely been this obnoxious.Read in Source
The Film Stage
April 30, 2017 A visceral, engaging, fast-paced journalism drama with authenticity and a few rough edges.Read in Source
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December 07, 2017 The film itself is one of surprising conscience...Read in Source
December 07, 2017 Writer-director Bryan Buckley's film is ultimately more interested in the journalist than his story.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...