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Reeling it in: Spielberg, Hanks deliver in 'Bridge of Spies'

...involved feel comfortable with each other. Take the team of Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. Hanks is, as we all know, a great...Oh, sure. Of course he's going to do a movie with Tom Hanks. Those guys work together all the time." Not so. I...
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Reeling it in: Science to the rescue in 'The Martian' the screen for much of his dialogue, a crutch poor Tom Hanks didn't have in "Castaway." Ridley Scott does an amazing...times, but the movie this reminded me most of was another Tom Hanks hit - "Apollo 13."The movie isn't perfect, as entertaining...
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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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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...

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: 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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Movie review: Superb acting just the start in 'Lincoln'

...30 minutes At this point, it almost seems redundant to talk about what an incredible actor Daniel Day-Lewis is. Tom Hanks, Russell Crowe, Denzel Washington; all marvelous actors, all Best Actor winners, but somehow not even in the same...
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The toys are back in town

...friends sound cute at best, certainly not a cultural touchstone. But whether it's the nuanced voice performances by Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack and a host of others, or the beautifully written screenplays, or the simply amazing animation...
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...


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