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Tom Hanks Marks Mother's Death With A Touching Farewell Tribute

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.14.2016 | Fifty

Tom Hanks’ mother has died, he revealed Tuesday in an emotional tribute posted on social media. The actor, who just turned 60 on July 9, confirmed h...

7 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Tom Hanks On His 60th

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.08.2016 | Fifty

You may know Tom Hanks best as Forrest Gump or Captain Phillips or Andrew Beckett or Josh Baskin. You may also know he’s been happily married to Huf...

Tom Hanks Soars In First Trailer For Clint Eastwood's 'Sully'

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 06.30.2016 | Entertainment

The first trailer for September's "Sully" is here, and it's generating a "Big" reaction for Tom Hanks. Hanks plays the title role of Captain Sully in...

Before he voiced Dory's Dad in Pixar's Finding Nemo sequel, Eugene Levy made a big splash in Disney's first-ever Touchstone release, Splash

Jim Hill | Posted 06.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"I've played some Dads in my day." Anyone familiar with Eugene Levy's filmography knows that the above statement is true. After all, this Canadian co...

What One Book Would Tom Hanks Take With Him to a Desert Island?

The National Book Review | Posted 05.23.2016 | Books
The National Book Review

Assuming he was given the Bible and the Collected Works of Shakespeare, what other book would he take with him?

You May Not Have Known This, But Tom Hanks Was Married Before

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.09.2016 | Divorce

It's hard to remember a time when Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson weren't a couple. The actors, who share two sons together, have been married for 28 years ...

Tom Hanks Might Have The Weirdest Twitter Habit Ever

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment

In case you hadn’t noticed, Tom Hanks’ Twitter feed has morphed into a rather random, though supremely charming lost and found page for miscellane...

Rita Wilson at the Café Carlyle: Picturing Tom Hanks

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"I'm in a roomful of people I know," Rita Wilson began her intimate set at the Café Carlyle on Thursday. Though this was not opening night, the room took on an extra glow: On one side sat Michael J. Fox, on the other, Tom Brokaw, Carolina Herrera, and Ken Auletta.

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.26.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique.

Mike Nichols: Beloved American Master

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When PBS announced their American Masters documentary on Mike Nichols, I was relieved. Like so many admirers of his work, I grieved when he died in November of 2014.

The Importance of Asian Immigrants: Tom Hanks and Yick Wo

Frank H. Wu | Posted 12.18.2015 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Although public officials vied with one another to be more tough in preventing Asians coming here and abusing those already present, the Justices did not uniformly reject their claims. It was the opposite. Chinese entrepreneurs prevailed in Yick Wo. Their argument was novel.

These Two People Could Not Be More Unimpressed By Tom Hanks Rapping

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

A white-haired Tom Hanks appeared on "The Graham Norton Show" last week alongside Scottish actor-director Peter Capaldi and English actor-comedian Dav...

Tom Hanks Reveals The Origin Of His Famous 'Forrest Gump' Accent

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.22.2015 | Entertainment

"My momma always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates...'" You know how it ends. "Forrest Gump" is one of the most quotable movies of all time th...

One Of These Men Will Probably Win Best Actor At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscars. Between now and February 28, 2016, entertainment editors Matt...

Choose the Good No Matter What

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Peter A. Georgescu

Bridge of Spies is a first-rate movie, which goes without saying when Spielberg is directing, but it's especially true with this film. It's John Le Ca...

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Final Star Wars Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, after taking stock of the aftermath of last week's once-in-a-lifetime Back to the Future day (make sure you listen to our specia...

College Student Thanks Tom Hanks For Returning Her Lost ID

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Dr. Phil

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Bridge of Spies -- Legendary and An Immediate Classic

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.20.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

I recommend this film for ages 13 to 18 because it is challenging to follow the storyline and it does contain some violent scenes. I enjoyed watching the film even though I am not big on spy movies.

Tom Hanks & Jimmy Fallon Are The World's Most Awkward Spies

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy

"Bridge of Spies" starring Tom Hanks opens in theaters today, but you can get a sneak preview right now... sort of. Hanks joined Jimmy Fallon on Thur...

3 Reasons Why You Should See Bridge of Spies, 1 Reason Why You Shouldn't

Tara McNamara | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Tara McNamara

Steven Spielberg directs. Tom Hanks stars. Joel and Ethan Coen co-write. The list goes on and on, nearly every member of the cast and crew is heavily trophied and an expert in their field. When filmmakers of this caliber collaborate, it's something to behold -- the evidence is in the details.

Hey Lauren, Tom Hanks Has Your Student ID

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE (Oct. 7): Lauren from Fordham University has been found! The student appeared on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, a day after Tom Hanks twe...

Child Actor From 'Big' Reenacts Famous Zoltar Scene

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment

The kid from the 1988 movie, "Big," is now 40 years old, which is a whole half decade older than the magically all-grown-up character Tom Hanks played...

'Bridge of Spies' Premieres at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jan Donovan Amorosi had just seen Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies at a special screening the night before its New York Film Festival premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday night. "We had no idea what our father had gone through when we were growing up in Brooklyn."

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 educating others on...