Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Tom Hanks

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    2013 Tony Award Nominations: 'Kinky Boots' Leads with 13, Nods for Tom Hanks, Tony Shalhoub, Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy'

    Nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with the musical "Kinky Boots" leading with 13 as well as a best actor nod for Tom Hanks in Nora Ephron's "Lucky Guy."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    2

    Ken Burns Is Turning His PBS Doc 'Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson' Into An HBO Miniseries

    You can't really talk about American documentary filmmakers without mentioning Ken Burns. Practically an institution at PBS, Ken Burns has created sprawling, research heavy, detailed documentaries about monumental moments in the country's history, including "The Civil War," "J...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Hollywood Rites of Passage, from Redford and Smith to Siegal and Geffen

    It was an odd day, bookended by two events that drew together an amazing swath of Hollywood's older generation. I saw CAA partner Bryan Lourd, DreamWorks' Marvin Levy, and Sundance's Michelle Satter at both events, and while the Lois Smith memorial in the morning and Peggy Siegal-wrangled PBS docume...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    39

    HBO Considering A Third 'Band Of Brothers,' Signs Deal With David Fincher

    Of all the success HBO has had in recent years, particularly by drawing Hollywood stars and auteurs into their fold, one could arguably trace their new network dominance back to 2001's "Band Of Brothers." The acclaimed ten-part, eleven-hour miniseries from producers Steven Spielberg an...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Watch: Spoiler-Ish Clip From 'Cloud Atlas' Jumps Through All The Film's Storylines

    Let’s get this out of the way up front. If you want to walk into the Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski Starship's “Cloud Atlas” pure, do not watch the video below. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. However, if you've read the book already it probably won't be too big of a deal.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    14

    The Wachowskis Finally Give Up Their Anonymity & Lana Addresses Her Sexual Transformation: 'Cloud Atlas' At TIFF

    “Cloud Atlas,” the sprawling and epic adaptation of David Mitchell’s celebrated, heady and dense novel, screened last night at the Toronto International Film Festival. An unorthodox arrangement, as it was directed by the Wachowski siblings, Larry and Lana, plus German filmmaker Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    With 'Cloud Atlas,' the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer Aim Big and Fire All Over the Place, Just Like the Book

    "Cloud Atlas" begins and ends in the distant future while covering hundreds of years in between, but its breadth isn't quite as shocking in execution because the movie shifts to a different period every few minutes.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    In The Works: Pattinson Says Michôd's 'Rover' is About 'How Much Pain Can the World Take'; Hanks' 'Parkland' Looks at JFK Zapruder Film (Video)

    "Animal Kingdom" was director David Michôd's startlingly good feature debut, so his follow-up, "The Rover" is one we eagerly await. Guy Pearce (who played a cop in "Animal Kingdom") is reteaming with the director and Robert Pattinson is on board to share in the Australian desert-set Western...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    23 comments
    tweet
    14

    Oscar Watch: 10 Possible Hosts For The Next Academy Awards

    For a while, it looked like we had the 2013 Oscar host locked down. After a disappointing few years (Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin felt constrained, Anne Hathaway and James Franco were a flat out disaster, and Billy Crystal was kind of creaky last year), it seemed like we'd be getting some fresh blo...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    20 comments
    tweet
    14

    Our Lives Are Not Our Own: Deconstructing The 'Cloud Atlas' Trailer

    A pleasant surprise arrived today in the form of a lengthy trailer for "Cloud Atlas," the much-anticipated adaptation of David Mitchell's novel by The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. Anyone who's read the book -- a sprawling, genre-hopping, puzzle-box of a story -- will know it's a tough nut to crack, bu...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Writers and Critics! Review An Indie .../Bent
  • Trans in the Mainstream: On Sex, Gender .../Bent
  • THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1Watch: Katniss Is Here To Fight In First ...The Playlist