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  1. 18-Year-Old Tom Hanks Had A Hilarious Proposal For Being Discovered, Read It HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Cinema Blend News

    ... There's a reason he's everyone's favorite movie star, and here it is. It was happening long before Cast Away or Forrest Gump or even Big . He's just an all-around witty, likable guy. And on top of that wit came some hysterical self-deprecating humor ...

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  2. Teenage Tom Hanks Wrote a Letter to George Roy Hill Asking Director to "'Discover' Me"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    "I am not built like a Greek God, and I can't even grow a mustache, but I figure if people will pay to see certain films ... they will pay to see me," Hanks wrote in the letter. Before he won the best actor Oscar for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump , Tom Hanks was an 18-year-old high school student looking, and asking, for his big acting break.

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  3. Museum of Modern Art honors Robert Zemeckis with major career retrospectiveRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Art Daily

    Robert Zemeckis, creator of some of the most iconic films of the last 40 years, including Romancing the Stone , Back to the Future , Forrest Gump , and Cast Away , will be honored with a major career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art from September 29 through October 18, 2015. Opening on September 29 with a special screening of Zemeckis' latest film, The Walk , the retrospective will include all of Zemeckis' feature films as well as a selection of his television work and student films.

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  4. MoMA to Host Robert Zemeckis RetrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Robert Zemeckis, creator of some of the most iconic films of the last 40 years, including Romancing the Stone , Back to the Future , Forrest Gump , and Cast Away , will be honored with a major career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art from September 29 through October 18, 2015. Opening on September 29 with a special screening of Zemeckis' latest film, The Walk , the retrospective will include all of Zemeckis' feature films as well as a selection of his television work and student films.

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  5. Teenage Tom Hanks Actually Predicted His Amazing A-List CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Cinema Blend News

    ... an Academy Award five times for his performances in Big , Saving Private Ryan , Cast Away , Philadelphia , and Forrest Gump , and he earned statuettes for the latter two. NPR has the full letter for you to peruse, but it's safe to say that his ...

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  6. Helping Wounded VetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Edmond Life & Leisure

    ... Sinise Foundation. Sinise is best known for his role as 'Lt. Dan' in the six-time Academy award-winning film 'Forrest Gump.' The foundation's R.I.S.E (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program helps disabled veterans build homes that ...

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  7. Tom Hanks predicted he would be a big star in letter to director aged 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People's Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump. Seeing that ... I have seen your fantastically entertaining and award-winning film "The Sting," starring Paul Newman and Robert ...

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  8. Yankees' pitching prospect 2 months away from military careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    ... this year the guy his teammates have nicknamed "Lieutenant Dan" posted a 1.35 ERA. (The nickname is a nod to a "Forrest Gump" character played by Gary Sinise.) The Yankees' director of amateur scouting, Damon Oppenheimer, told the Post: "His ...

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  9. Marisa Tomei's slide from booty-popping to old biddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Inside Bay Area

    ... how Sally Field was Tom Hanks' love interest in 'Punchline' and then like 20 minutes later she was his mom in 'Forrest Gump'?" When Schumer's character innocently asks "Who tells men when it's their last (bleep)able day?" everyone laughs. "They're ...

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  10. Critic's Notebook: Todd McCarthy on BBC's Bizarre Poll of Best American FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Forrest Gump" but no "Unforgiven"? "Marnie" ahead of "Notorious"? THR's chief film critic Todd McCarthy parses a much-touted new poll of the best American films of all time. The just-released BBC poll of the 100 best American films of all time is both predictable and eccentric: a mirror image in some respects of its fellow British Sight & Sound poll taken every 10 years, and a reflection in other ways of some willfully weird and cultish academic influences.

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  11. Local men to walk for charityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Hesperia Star

    But I, I think maybe it's both.” This simple, yet profound statement by the fictional character Forrest Gump was just one of many he uttered that heartened the masses back in 1994 in the hit film of the same name. Over 20 years later, Gump seems to still be inspiring folks to push beyond their limits and chase their dreams with boundless passion.

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  12. Alex Robinett is an officer and a pitcher with the S.I. YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | SILive.com

    ... the recent West Point graduate "Lieutenant Dan" in reference to Gary Sinise's character in the 1994 movie Forrest Gump , and on a more serious note pitching coach Butch Henry speaks highly of Robinett's recent adjustment from academy life to pro ...

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  13. Haley Joel Osment spotted at Nationals Park in Dodgers capRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | The Washington Post

    Haley Joel Osment, best known for his roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "Forrest Gump," was spotted at Nationals Park's Miller Lite Scoreboard Walk supporting for the Dodgers.

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  14. From stripper to Spider-Man's Aunt MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    ... how Sally Field was Tom Hanks' love interest in 'Punchline' and then like 20 minutes later she was his mom in 'Forrest Gump'?" When Schumer's character innocently asks "Who tells men when it's their last (bleep)able day?" everyone laughs. "They're ...

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  15. Real-life 'Forrest Gump' running from California to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Barclay Oudersluys runs on Route 66 through the Mojave Desert in Arizona, in this picture courtesy of Carly Lasagna taken on May 12, 2015. Inspired by Forrest Gump, the simple but well-intentioned man played by actor Tom Hanks in the 1994 Academy Award-winning movie of the same name, Oudersluys decided to run across America and set out to do it in 100 days.

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  16. Gary Sinise concert set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... was it just natural that you would name your band after your character Lt. Dan Taylor from the movie “Forrest Gump?” Sinise: It was. After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, I volunteered to go on tours with the USO . I would just go out ...

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  17. Real-life a Forrest Gumpa to run across the US in 100 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A 23-year-old Michigan man is looking to run across the United States in part as a tribute to "Forrest Gump."

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  18. Runner covers Forrest Gump's route for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | SFGate

    Barclay Oudersluys is nearly three-quarters of the way through Forrest Gump's cross-country run from the Santa Monica Pier in California, to the lighthouse in Rockland, Maine. Oudersluys admits the Tom Hanks movie is a favorite, but his goal is to raise enough money for the Hall Steps Foundation to build a well in Mozambique.

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  19. Michigan runner trying to cross America in 100 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Michigan Radio

    It's a key scene in one of the most beloved American films -the moment when Forrest Gump starts running. Barclay Oudersluys, 23, of Birmingham, has decided to do for real what Tom Hanks pretended to do on film.

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  20. Runner Covers Forrest Gump's Coast-to-Coast Route for CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Men's Journal

    Barclay Oudersluys is nearly three-quarters of the way through Forrest Gump's cross-country run from the Santa Monica Pier in California, to the lighthouse in Rockland, Maine. Oudersluys admits the Tom Hanks movie is a favorite, but his goal is to raise enough money for the Hall Steps Foundation to build a well in Mozambique.

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