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Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one.
"I felt like Batman. It felt like I was wearing the cape and the cowl of the Dark Knight detective," Hanks says. "There's only one...
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
Director Marielle Heller frames “ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh. Mr. Rogers, played with clear-eyed purpose by Tom Hanks, introduces the audience to...
Sunday, Sep. 8, 2019
Ever since it was first announced, the idea of Tom Hanks playing Mr. Rogers has seemed like dream casting, a match as snug as a warm zip-up sweater.
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," starring Hanks as the host of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," premiered Saturday night at the Toronto...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
"The Post " is kind of like the Yankees of movies. A Steven Spielberg directed film about the Pentagon Papers starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and a murderer's row of all your favorite television character actors (Jesse Plemons! Bob Odenkirk! Carrie Coon! Sarah Paulson!)? It doesn't even seem...
Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night (4/28) to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars.
"God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was...
Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
Much like the American presidential race, it's never too early to start campaigning for Hollywood's awards season, and stars got an early chance Sunday at the Hollywood Film Awards .
The show has been criticized for its nebulous selection process and odd tradition of recognizing films...
Sunday, Sep. 11, 2016
Adult audiences turned out in droves to take the plunge with "Sully," director Clint Eastwood's dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson. The film took flight with $35.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, surpassing expectations by around $10 million.
Tom Hanks stars as...
Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2016
As far as everyday heroes go, commercial airline pilots might be among the most unsung.
It's a truth that's not lost on Tom Hanks, who plays Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, aka "Sully," in Clint Eastwood's latest, out Friday. His is a name no one would know had something not gone terribly...
Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015
The nearly three year wait since Steven Spielberg's last movie (2012's "Lincoln") comes to an end this October with the spy thriller "Bridge of Spies."
Good news for moviegoers: There won't be another gap like that for a while. Having just locked "...
Thursday, Sep. 4, 2014
It’s a rare honor for an artist to receive accolades from the president, let alone have him sing one of your tunes.
Now Al Green can claim both, knowing that President Barack Obama is a fan. Green is among five artists receiving this year’s Kennedy...