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  1. Producer Marc Platt On Oscars Diversity, 'Bridge Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Deadline

    ... seemed unfazed. The alignment of stars for Bridge Of Spies - meaning director Steven Spielberg and lead actors Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance - made an appealing package that came together quickly, he said. And the unanticipated immediacy of a Cold War ...


  2. 'Bridge of Spies' takes you thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Herald Gazette

    ... Best Picture and Best Screenplay, is about an unlikely international negotiator, insurance lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks) from Brooklyn. Based on true events, the film tells how Donovan helped bring home captured U-2 spy, Francis Gary Powers, from ...


  3. DVDPatrol:Bridge of Spies, The Last Witch HunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Evening Sun

    ... is not always the easiest way to go. Steven Speilberg is here with a new cold war thriller that re-teams him with Tom Hanks. Hanks plays James Donovan who was a successful insurance attorney until he's recruited to defend a Soviet pilot caught by ...


  4. Box Office Report: The Choice Was Clear At Box Office: Coens Over Zombies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... no stranger to the "C" grade. Intolerable Cruelty , arguably their weakest film, got a "C+." The Ladykillers with Tom Hanks got a "C." And, arguably, one of their finest achievements -- 1990's Miller's Crossing -- got the same "C-" as Hail, Caesar! ...


  5. Meet the Real Forrest Gump! Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient SFC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... footage of Gump receiving his Medal of Honor from President Lyndon Johnson was actually Sammy L. Davis' body with Tom Hanks' head superimposed on it. Davis was pleased to be identified with the fictional Gump, but says his family back in Indiana was ...


  6. Screening series in Lake Placid continues with a oeFree to RockaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... will feature in-person appearances by members of the family of James B. Donovan, who is played in the film by Tom Hanks. They will introduce “Bridge of Spies” and, along with AFS Artistic Director Kathleen Carroll, participate in a ...


  7. Blu-ray Review: Bridge of SpiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... the Soviet Union, which is shot down. He is subsequently arrested, and a lawyer named James Donovan (a fantastic Tom Hanks) flies to Berlin to negotiate. Donovan is also defending a man named Rudolf Abel, who is captured at the beginning of the film ...


  8. Matt Damon Doesn't Need Saving In First 'Jason Bourne' TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Huffington Post

    There's no more getting stranded on Mars and no need for Tom Hanks to lead any more rescue missions, a la " Saving Private Ryan ." Sure, the Internet has calculated the cost to save Matt Damon's movie characters is already around $1 trillion, but dude can handle himself in the first look at his return as Jason Bourne.


  9. Tom Hanks tops list of favorite U.S. movie starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CNN

    The "Big" and "Saving Private Ryan" star, seen here at the 2016 Golden Globes, was named America's favorite actor in a new poll. Here are the other nine movie stars on the list.


  10. Starting Nine: The best baseball moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Royals Review

    ... perspective of historical adaptation and a cavalcade of strong performances, from Geena Davis and Lori Petty to Tom Hanks and the rest. Buttermaker becomes coach of the unlikely team. It includes (among others) a near-sighted pitcher, an overweight ...


  11. Who is your favorite celebrity Oakland A's fan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Athletics Nation

    ... Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die : Another celeb who worked at the Coliseum as a teen: Skyline High School's Tom Hanks, who was a popcorn and peanut vender before going onto Hollywood stardom -- and eventually a baseball role, as a manager in A ...


  12. Sailing large: Life on board a mega-shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WMDT

    ... can explore in a single trip. The bridge, located at the very top of the ship, looks exactly like the one in the Tom Hanks movie, "Captain Phillips." The captain himself is Velibor Krpan, also a Croatian, who oversees a crew of just two-dozen men, ...


  13. BWW Review: Becky's New Car Kills at Mildred's UmbrellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 |

    ... son's trite musings on the existential. The kicker, besides Dietz's writing, is that Becky is still as likeable as Tom Hanks in SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE. Even as she tries not-nearly-hard-enough to avoid cheating on her husband with the trusting Walter ...


  14. Spielberg's - Bridge of Spies' on Blu-ray and DVD this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... "Bridge of Spies" is on Blu-ray and DVD this week. "Bridge of Spies" (Touchstone, 2015, PG-13, featurettes). Tom Hanks stars as James Donovan, a Brooklyn insurance lawyer who becomes embroiled in controversy in the late 1950s when he is tapped by ...


  15. 'Bridge of Spies,' starring Tom Hanks, now on DVD and Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    An American attorney takes on a highly unpopular case, defending a captured Russian spy at the height of the Cold War. Tom Hanks' trademark humanity carries him in the everyman role of James Donovan, who risks his family and reputation over the belief that all of us, even Public Enemy No.


  16. Blu-ray Review: 'Bridge of Spies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    ... Spielberg to attention that played well then but here is about as welcome as a turd in a swimming pool. Meaning Tom Hanks' earnest American good guy is too good, Mark Rylance's smart and quirky accused Soviet spy is too quirky (his continued catch ...


  17. Quentin Tarantino's latest triumph, The Hateful Eight, comes to Ilkley CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Wharfedale Observer

    ... After a CIA spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers, is shot down by the Soviet Union, American layer James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is recruited to negotiate the release and exchange of Powers with a KGB intelligence officer, Rudolf Abel, who was arrested ...


  18. Top Picks: 'Modern Love: The Podcast,' 'Bridge of Spies' on DVD and Blu-ray, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... up on Oscar nominees before the big night? Bridge of Spies , the newest film from Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, has been nominated for best picture, and Mark Rylance has been nominated for best supporting actor. The movie, based on the ...


  19. Bridge of Spies Shares Its Secrets on BlurayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 |

    ... the judicial system and the public, getting anyone to take on his case is a problem. When James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is recruited, he knows the problems he will face. When Abel is sentenced to 30 years, the public outcry is swift. Donovan wants to ...


  20. Two date-night romance films for an eye-rolling Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Globe and Mail

    ... es. As for your own Valentine's Day options, maybe skip the cinema. Instead, buy a box of chocolates and watch the Tom Hanks doozy about a philosophizing shrimp-boat simpleton and the magic of serendipity. The choice is easy.