Apollo 13 Newswire

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  1. UW: December commencement speaker 'out of this world'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channel3000

    ... 1965 and 1970, according to a release. Lovell wrote about his experience in "Lost Moon: the Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13," which was turned into a movie in which he was portrayed by Tom Hanks. Not only is Lovell an astronaut, but he's a Badger, ...


  2. Former NASA astronaut to give UW 2016 winter commencement speechRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

    ... moon. Between 1965 and 1970, he was on two Gemini and two Apollo missions. The 1995 Academy Award-winning movie Apollo 13 was based on Lovell's book, "Lost Moon: the Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13," which tells the tale of how Lovell brought the ...


  3. 'Inferno' director Ron Howard reveals why Tom Hanks is a great leading manRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... then the Oscar-winning filmmaker has helmed dozens of popular movies including Cocoon; Parenthood; Far and Away; Apollo 13; A Beautiful Mind; The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons. The legendary filmmaker and father of four spoke to us this week to ...


  4. The Splash Role Tom Hanks Initially Auditioned ForRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... sea creature? More than a decade after Splash , Ron Howard and Tom Hanks would reunite for a failed space mission Apollo 13 , building on the actor's popularity from films like Forrest Gump (and earning two Oscars in the process). That collaboration ...


  5. Tom Hanks Does The 'Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop' Rap With Fans At 'Inferno' PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    ... travel situations (on a raft in 'Castaway', hijacked by Somali pirates in 'Captain Phillips', aboard the ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft... that sort of thing). 'Sometimes he shows up in Florence and doesn't know where he is', Ron joked, referencing ...


  6. 'Inferno' brings together trio to IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 23 | Turkish Daily News

    ... psyche perfectly, not necessarily with heart, but with a clear precision, with such films like "Far and Away," "Apollo 13" and "A Beautiful Mind," Howard seems to be a perfect choice to carry Dan Brown's Robert Langdon series to screen. Ditto Hanks, ...


  7. Watch Tom Hanks deliver heartfelt love letter to Ron HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 21 | She Knows

    ... it also happened to be Hanks debut on the big screen. Since then, they've worked on a number of projects including Apollo 13, From the Earth to the Mooon, The 'Burbs and other Dan Brown films. Obviously, they must enjoy working together or else they ...


  8. Ed Harris: 'Westworld' like a cross between sci-fi and WesternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... known for his performances in films such as 'Nixon', 'A Beautiful Mind', 'Enemy at the Gates', 'The Truman Show', 'Apollo 13' and 'The Hours', says he liked Nolan's passion for the project. "I really liked Jonathan's passion about it. Talking to him ...


  9. Tom Hanks Trespasses With Leslie Jones in New 'SNL' Promos: WatchRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 20 | Billboard

    ... musical guest Lady Gaga. In the clips, he is pushed to tell Jones what outer space is like from his experience in Apollo 13 , pressed on his love life and pressured into parachuting off a roof. In the final segment, he and Jones sip mimosas in the ...


  10. In space the stars don't twinkle, but you probably knew that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | Daily Mail

    Are astronauts more outgoing than they used to be? My memories of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and co are of strong, silent men with crew cuts, saying 'Roger' a lot and generally getting things done without much fuss. What was it that Tom Hanks, sorry, Jim Lovell said when Apollo 13 was clearly just a rusting pile of old metal flying through space? 'Houston, we have a problem.'


  11. Why Inferno Plays Like A Horror Movie, According To Ron HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | Cinema Blend News

    ... of a totally unexpected genre: Horror. That's right, the Oscar-winning director of A Beautiful Mind , Splash and Apollo 13 dabbles in horror for the first time with stark imagery that serves the story, but also gives Howard the chance to flex his ...


  12. I would never presume to understand Indian culture: Director Ron HowardRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 16 | Newkerala.com

    ... and "Grand Theft Auto". He also carved a niche for himself in Hollywood as a director with films like "Cocoon", "Apollo 13", "A Beautiful Mind", "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels iamp; Demons". Now, he has come back with his vision in "Inferno", which ...


  13. Tom Hanks thriller lacks muscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 15 | NEWS.com.au

    ... romantic fantasy Splash (1984). Since then, they have collaborated on another five films, including The 'Burbs and Apollo 13 . The result is a solid, but rather unimaginative thriller that keeps us guessing until the credits roll but leaves us with ...


  14. Director says Hanks keeps people's 'neuroses' in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | RTE.ie

    ... Apart from the Dan Brown franchise, the Oscar-winning A Beautiful Mind director has also worked with Hanks on Apollo 13 and '80's favourite Splash , and says the actor has a knack for setting a relaxed atmosphere on set. "I know when you have ...


  15. Inferno director Ron Howard reveals his own filmmaking codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... aesthetic functions almost as a director's signature. And yet Howard's most notable films - Cocoon , Backdraft , Apollo 13 , A Beautiful Mind and Frost/Nixon among them - are sufficiently distinct to back his proclamation. Director Ron Howard, ...


  16. Inferno ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | IGN

    ... fellow commercial juggernauts Fincher, Nolan and co. Howard is far better than often given credit for, (Splash, Apollo 13, The Missing to name three class acts) but mainly when he plays to his honest craftsman strengths. Sadly, the attempts to ...


  17. 'The Last Steps' Documentary Short Offers New Look at Apollo 17 Moon LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | SPACE.com

    ... that utilized only archival materials." "Here's the shadow - you see that shadow coming right down here," says Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell, as he works with scientists in the room as they watch the Apollo 17 astronauts work on the moon. It has ...


  18. 'Deepwater' takes us inside the disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... for Berg, not against him. He and writers Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan know, as Ron Howard did with "Apollo 13" and James Cameron knew with "Titanic," that it's not about whether they live or they die or if the ship goes down or all are ...


  19. For us, Indian movies were Big B running around in his glasses: Tom HanksRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 12 | Newkerala.com

    ... "You've Got Mail", "Sleepless in Seattle", "The Terminal" and "Forrest Gump", "Catch Me If You Can", "Cast Away", "Apollo 13", "Saving Private Ryan" and "Captain Phillips". After presenting a visual treat with "Sully" this year, Hanks will be back ...


  20. Meet the cast of WestworldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Radio Times

    ... begins to realize he is living a lie. The four-time Oscar nominee has also starred in movies including Pollock, Apollo 13 and The Hours. Wright starred in The Hunger Games movies as tribute Beetee Latier. He has also played Balentin Narcisse in TV ...