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    Tommy Lee Jones To Remake 'The Cowboys,' Tom Hanks' 'Hologram' Gets Ready To Shoot & More

    With the Toronto International Film Festival in full swing, all sorts of deals are being made and mended, and the news is coming fast and furiously, straight from the great white north. Predictably, we're doing all we can to keep up with the news, with a rundown that includes the start date for Tom ...

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    Review: 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Tom Hanks And Directed By Paul Greengrass, Is a Proficient Thriller With a Sly Political Agenda

    The saga of Captain Richard Phillips, the Massachusetts seafarer kidnapped by four Somali pirates during a routine cargo ship gig in 2009, taking place under media scrutiny, played out like a high seas suspense movie unfolding in real time. Plans for a feature-length adaptation were inevitable as so...

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    Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: Flat 'Parkland' Revisits JFK Assassination

    A seminal event in America's recent past - the assassination of JFK - is reconstructed in writer-director Peter Landesman's competently made but one-dimensional dramatization, using a hefty ensemble cast that includes Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton and Marcia Gay Harden.

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    Trailers from Hell: Ti West on Joe Dante's 'The 'Burbs,' Starring Tom Hanks

    It’s Back to the ‘80s Again! this week at Trailer from Hell, with director Ti West introducing Joe Dante’s horror-comedy “The ‘Burbs,” starring Tom Hanks.

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    Watch: Trailer For JFK Assassination Drama 'Parkland' Produced By Tom Hanks, Starring Paul Giamatti, Zac Efron & More

    When it comes the assassination of JFK, it's still one of the most sensitive wounds in America's history, with a recent study suggesting that only 24% of Americans buy the official story that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman. But another case will be made for that theory with the upcoming "Park...

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    Watch: Tom Hanks is Hijacked in Tense Trailer for Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips'

    A new trailer has surfaced for Paul Greengrass' latest nail-biter "Captain Phillips," which is world premiering as the opening night film of the 51st New York Film Festival next month, before opening wide October 11th. In the film, two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Philli...

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    Potential Oscar Heavyweight 'Saving Mr. Banks' Closing London Fest

    "Saving Mr. Banks" -- John Lee Hancock's detailing of how "Mary Poppins" was brought to the big screen -- is set to close the 57th BFI London Film Festival, it was announced today.

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    We Have Been Boarded By Armed Pirates: Watch The New Trailer For 'Captain Phillips' With Tom Hanks

    This summer, one of the underrated highlights at the arthouse was Tobias Lindholm's "A Hijacking." It told the fictional tale of a ship taken over by Somali pirates, and the psychological toll it takes on both the hostages and company negotiating for the ship and the lives of the men on board. One o...

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    Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Tom Hanks, to Open 57th BFI London Film Festival

    Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" will open the 57th BFI London Film Festival on October 9. Greengrass and star Tom Hanks, who plays the eponymous real-life cargo ship captain who contended with Somali pirates, are scheduled to attend the festival's screening.

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    'Captain Phillips' to Open BFI London Film Festival; Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass to Attend

    The BFI London Film Festival announced today their 57th event will open with Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips." Starring Tom Hanks as the titular captain whose vessel is threatened by Somali Pirates, the true story is expected to be a major player this awards season. Both Greengrass and Hanks are ...

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