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    MVPs of the Movies: Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford, Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams Top the List

    What does it take to be one of the most valuable actors of all time? 24/7 Wall St. considered this and ranked almost 700 leading actors. They found that in order to top the list, an actor needed to have starred in not just one but several high-grossing franchises

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    Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg Find Book To Adapt For Next WWII Project For HBO

    Down at HBO, World War II is in the cards. OK, figuratively. But the Big Bertha of premium cable has taken to the mic to confirm details of another release which has the makings of a new box-set staple and a veritable howitzer to the already-frayed morale of rival networks.

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    Tom Hanks Narrates NatGeo's 'Killing Lincoln,' Based on Bill O'Reilly's Book

    There's more Lincoln in store, and it's lined up at the National Geographic Channel. "Killing Lincoln" is based on Bill O'Reilly's book about the final days of the president and John Wilkes Booth's plot to kill him...

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    The Weinstein Company Pick Up Former Gus Vant Sant/Tom Hanks Project ' How Starbucks Saved My Life'

    Are you ready for the story of how a coffee conglomerate helped save the life of an executive? Man, we can already visualize the synergized tie-in lattes and soundtrack CDs. 

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    Can Denzel Washington Save Zemeckis' Bogus 'Flight'?

    From the vapid, saccharine Forrest Gump to the overwrought, improbable Flight, Robert Zemeckis has remained a master of manipulation. That Oscar for Gump? Flight’s closing night slot at this year’s New York Film Festival? Forget them and look at the films: emotionally pandering and ...

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    Makeup Artists Talk Challenges of 'Cloud Atlas': Multiple Characters, Movie Stars Hanks & Berry, Yellowface & Political Correctness

    Tom Hanks and Halle Berry have starred in a combined 88 films, so when tasked to transform two of Hollywood's most familiar faces, “Cloud Atlas'” hair, make-up and prosthetics designers Jeremy Woodhead and Daniel Parker had only one place to start: the nose.

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    From the Wire: Criticizing Your Own Movies

    What it means when an actor bashes one of the past works to promote a new one.

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten: 'Argo' Sings, 'Cloud Atlas' Doesn't

    This pre-Halloween weekend, one Warner Bros. release soared to the top of the box office line-up on strong word of mouth. The other, with a C+ Cinemascore, could be sinking fast. "Cloud Atlas," their expensive epic from three major directors, failed to gross $10 million, a soft opening for this much...

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    Cloud Atlas

    Enthralling and frustrating…far-reaching and obtuse…grandiose and gimmicky. 'Cloud Atlas' is all of these and more, and while I was less taken with the film at its conclusion than I was midway through, it offered me a unique moviegoing experience for which I am grateful.

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    Review: 'Cloud Atlas' Is Bold, Messy & Disappointingly Unimaginative

    With The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer literally throwing a critic off the roof of a building to his death in the opening moments of the nearly three-hour "Cloud Atlas," it's clear that they aren't concerned in the slightest with how this ambitious effort will be received. And you cert...

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