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Life-Changing Story Tools

Jen Grisanti | Posted 06.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

You've heard of the phrase "Art imitates life." Now, I want you to think about "Life imitates art." Understanding these three story tools will help you to change the story of your life:

Life After Loss Resonates in Film

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jen Grisanti

The universal idea moving forward after loss is something that resonates and connects with people on a very deep level.

The Backstory of Somali Pirates Does Not Fit Neatly on the Big Screen

Mohamed Abdulkadir Ali | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Mohamed Abdulkadir Ali

Captain Phillips is a cinematic feat of suspense: masterfully directed, superbly acted and beautifully executed. It is a thrilling and compelling ride into a harrowing journey through the pirate infested waters of Somalia.

The One Role Tom Hanks Says He Can't Get

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.17.2013 | Entertainment

There's probably no one more surprised that Tom Hanks hasn't donned a superhero cloak than Tom Hanks himself. The Oscar-winning actor, whose wide a...

Christopher Rosen

What Captain Phillips Thought Of 'Captain Phillips' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

Outside of "Das Boot" and "Saving Private Ryan," Richard Phillips -- the captain of the Maersk Alabama who was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the spri...

'Captain Phillips' Falls Short To 'Gravity'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 12.13.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Gravity" won't be held down. The Warner Bros. astronaut adventure starring Sandra Bullock landed in the top...

The Real Story Behind 'Captain Phillips'

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatic accounts of the Navy SEALs rescuing the captain of an American cargo ship made headlines around the world i...

Somali Actors Jumped In Ocean After Winning 'Captain Phillips' Roles

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Barkhad Abdi and three other amateur Somali actors from Minnesota learned they had won major roles in a new T...

A New Chapter For Tom Hanks?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The birth of Tom Hanks, dramatic actor, happened during a table read on "Splash." As the smitten lead Allen Bauer in Ron...

Tom Hanks Is Going To Have A Nice Time In London

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — This year's London Film Festival is a Tom Hanks double bill with 232 other features in between. The 12-day movie showcase o...

Tom Hanks Cries During This Part Of 'Forrest Gump'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks is the best, and he proved it once again during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Monday afternoon. "I'm that guy in movies that someti...

Watch Tom Hanks In 'Captain Phillips'

Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment


Tom Hanks' Next Oscar?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

It's weird to say that Tom Hanks is experiencing a renaissance, but: Tom Hanks is experiencing a renaissance. In the last week alone, Hanks was nomina...