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Movie's simplicity enables the tension and terror

PG-13 2 hour, 14 minutes Columbia Pictures Tom Hanks will go down in history as one of the greatest actors...already, gives one of the best of his career. I credit Tom Hanks greatly with the success of the film, but there were...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White...
Arts & Entertainment many people who've seen Disney movies (and who hasn't?), especially the new "Saving Mr. Banks" starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson about the making of "Mary Poppins," you may want to know more about the man behind the magic, Walt...
Reeling it in: 'Mr. Banks' paints a happy picture

...route to Los Angeles to meet with Tom Hanks' Walt Disney, cut with frequent...and engaging as you'd imagine a Tom Hanks film released at the height of is light, that's all, and Tom Hanks, though good, isn't giving much...
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Reeling it in: Move away from these 'Neighbors'

...Zach Efron, start at middling level and never really escalate. A counter-example of this is the criminally underrated Tom Hanks comedy, "The 'Burbs," which starts slow but builds to an incredible crescendo of mayhem. In "Neighbors," the...
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Reeling it in: The best and worst of 2014

...If "Gravity" was tense and exciting in an entertaining way, "Phillips" is the same, but not nearly as much fun. Tom Hanks is great as the titular captain of a hijacked container vessel off the coast of Africa, but the break-out performance...
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Cal Thomas: Free speech not always so free

...according to Ad Age, "In terms of influence, Mr. Tebow is now in the top 40 of 3,000 celebs ... on par with Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg."Yet, Tebow endured a sometimes silent and often...
Can't miss movie misses: Hanks, Howard phone in their performances in 'Angels & Demons'

"Angels & Demons" Columbia Pictures 2 hours, 18 minutes Tom Hanks plus Ron Howard plus a rollicking potboiler of a novel. Sounds like a can't miss proposition, right? Well, actually it did...
Because guys like romance too ...

...turning toward romances and romantic comedies this week. And indeed, it did. "Fool's Gold," starring the Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks-lite pairing of Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey, opened last week to commercial, if not critical success. "27...
Wilson's comedy hits a snag

...Throw in the aforementioned womanizing tendencies, and you can add lots of gorgeous half-naked women to the mix. Get Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and character actor extraordinaire Philip Seymour Hoffman, and you've got a guaranteed box-office...


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