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ReThink Review: The Martian -- Is Matt Damon the Next Tom Hanks?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Both actors can handle comedy and drama, have been in a nice mix of Oscar contenders and crowd pleasers, do funny stuff on late night shows, and both display an effortless, non-threatening, regular-guy appeal that makes them easy to relate to and root for.

Tom Hanks' Words About His Wife Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty

Rita Wilson bravely revealed her battle with breast cancer earlier this year, after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy, in hopes of educ...

Know Place Like Home: Letting Go, Leaning in and Lightening Up

Greg Archer | Posted 09.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

There are times in life when, if you listen closely enough, you really can hear the whispers of your soul. You know ... in between news reports, paying your bills, working for a living, finding meaning in life and trying not to go out of your mind.

Tom Hanks Signs On To Save The Day In Exclusive Clip From Spielberg's 'Bridge Of Spies'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment

In Steven Spielberg's new movie, Tom Hanks is asked to defend a United States pilot who is imprisoned in the Soviet Union after his spy plane is shot...

What Does 9 Year-Old Actress Jillian Lebling Have in Common With Tom Hanks?

Ilana Rapp | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

9 year-old Jillian Lebling loves her job! Photo by Emily Soto. I love interviewing young performers in show business. It's so refreshing, you know?...

School With Tom Hanks-Themed Homecoming Gets Awesome Response From The Actor

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty

A high school in California has decided to use its homecoming festivities to celebrate the work of Tom Hanks. And now, thanks to a successful social m...

The Genius of Mad Men's Matt Weiner: It's Not Over

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Matt Weiner interviewed by his sister Allison Hope-Weiner Jon Hamm, as Don Draper, deserves a happy ending. Not what he got. No woman to call his ...

Tom Hanks In Carly Rae Jepsen's 'I Really Like You' Video Is Oddly Entertaining Without Music

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.15.2015 | Comedy

We really really really really really -- all right, all right, that's enough.   Music videos without music are like that scene in ...

Tom Hanks-Inspired Art Gets Its Own 'Big' Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.09.2015 | Arts

Tom Hanks, once typecast for his ability to bring heartwarmingly comedic characters to life onscreen, has become somewhat of a Renaissance man. He&rs...

Minions Mania: Top 10 Movies About Henchmen

Tara McNamara | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Tara McNamara

In fact, the adorable nonsense-speaking lackeys we grew to love in the Despicable Me movies aren't the only minions to get their own movie.

See Tom Hanks In The Trailer For Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge Of Spies'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

In Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's latest collaboration, the actor is caught in the midst of Cold War paranoia. In the new trailer for Spie...

Going to a 40th High School Reunion?

Ken Toltz | Posted 07.07.2015 | Fifty
Ken Toltz

So this summer I'm helping plan my 40th (!) high school reunion. That seems like an awfully big number, us George Washington Patriots would never have imagined reaching -- let alone celebrating -- back in 1975.

Great Conversations: Steve Zahn

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed character actor Steve Zahn, one of film's most visible faces over the past 20 years, in 2009. He was memorably funny, energetic and self-effacing, much like the characters he tends to play.

This Is What Tom Hanks Looked Like With Long Hair In The 1970s

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty

We love Tom Hanks for his on-screen talent, his model marriage with Rita Wilson and his all around good-guy-ness. And we were once again reminded of w...

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Wilbur and Orville Wright Meet Tom Hanks: NatGeo, Pay Attention -- This Is How It's Done

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

When the National Geographic Society channel, NatGeo, announced that the American Genius series would include Wright vs. Curtiss (the original title), it created a buzz amongst the aeronautically-minded.

See The First Trailer For Steven Spielberg And Tom Hanks' New Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks hasn't starred in a Steven Spielberg movie since 2004's "The Terminal," but this year's "Bridge of Spies" should put the esteemed duo back a...

Fiji: Bula, Bula, Pass the Kava

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the 1830s, stories about the stewpots of Fiji finally brought a tsunami of pastors to the islands from the London Missionary Society, and later on canoe loads of Wesleyan Methodists from Tonga. Progress was slow at first, and a good number of soul-savers themselves ended up saved for Fijian feasts.

Something Wonderful: The King and I's Ruthie Ann Miles Talks Tonys

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If I had to choose the one featured performer in a play or musical, on or off-Broadway, who I thought was giving the best performance this season, it would be Ruthie Ann Miles in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of The King and I.

15 Memorable Celebrity Graduation Speeches

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

On June 12, 2005, just one year after he was diagnosed with cancer, Steve Jobs delivered an inspiring, impassioned and candid commencement address to ...

Women x Education = The Survival of the Human Race

Sarah Key | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Sarah Key

The margins of her reading assignment are filled with delicate pencil markings in the Bengali alphabet of her homeland. She has defined dozens of words she has looked up on every page: pampered, herbage, oppressors, sycophants.

Another Way to Serve

Rob Taub | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Rob Taub

(John O'Connor [left] at a ceremony conducted at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia.) Most of us have a story about 9/11 and John O'...

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.

The Truth Behind That Sarah Jessica Parker/ Tom Hanks Vine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In a statement to The Huffington Post, Sarah Jessica Parker's representative provided some context for the Vine. "They were pretend fighting a...

The Killer Cookie-Selling Tactics Of History's Most Brilliant Girl Scouts

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.20.2015 | Taste

Girl Scouts do the darndest things.