Why You Might Just End Up Rooting For Pirates

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In the new edition of Esquire Weekly (out today on iPad), the British director responsible for the best of the Bourne films, the Oscar nominated United 93 and now the Tom Hanks-starring Captain Phillips, talks exclusively about what drew him to the arena of Somali pirates, and why he hopes his epic tale of hijack on the seas will make audiences think twice about the AK-47 wielding bandits that have terrorized international shipping lanes for the last decade.

 


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Elsewhere in the issue (available by downloading the Esquire app): why you never have to buy or wear a pair of bad jeans again. Part One of Esquire Weekly’s ultimate guide to denim – how to buy it, how to wear it, how to talk it, how to love it – leaves no stone(wash) unturned. Plus, Mitchell & Webb serve up an exclusive behind the scenes film from their new comedy drama series Ambassadors (starting next week), Apple design guru Jony Ive shares his secrets and Teo van den Broeke becomes a fragrant Keanu Reeves by guiding us through the interactive Scent Matrix. Oh yes, and there’s a Lego-likes quiz!

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The all-new Esquire Weekly for iPad is available to download from the Apple Newsstand every Thursday. Packed with 100 per cent original content, it includes music, video, film clips, book extracts, interactive graphics, style guides, and The Crunch List, your essential cultural countdown for the seven days ahead. Download a single edition for just 99p or subscribe and get all this great stuff delivered to your iPad every week for just £4.99 a quarter (meaning you’ll get 12 copies of Esquire Weekly PLUS three digital editions of the monthly magazine). Bargain!

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