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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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    51st New York Film Festival to Open With World Premiere of Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Tom Hanks

    The 51st New York Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips," the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today. In the film, 2009 Film Society Chaplin Award honoree and two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks plays Captain Richard Phillips, whose America...

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    Watch: Tom Hanks Plays Walt Disney in the First Trailer for the 'Mary Poppins' Origin Tale 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Tom Hanks has not one, but two Oscar hopefuls opening this awards season, both boasting his meatiest lead roles since he played the titular Texas congressman in 2007's "Charlie Wilson's War."

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    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.

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    Who Were The Winners And Losers Of The Summer Of 2011?

    As the summer winds die down with a flat and uninspired whimper, the realization sets in: the summer of 2011 was for the birds. "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was the last major tent-pole to open, followed by sleeper hits like "The Help" and the not-so-successful R-rated action comedy, "30 Minutes or Less." Many had forecast that the overstuffed summer would prove disastrous, with Jon Favreau predicting that, "There’s not a weekend where there won’t be teeth on the floor," but ironically it's Favreau's film that proved to be one of the biggest box-office disappointments. Financially, films did very well with three billion-dollar blockbuster...

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    The Essentials: 5 Tom Hanks Performances

    For comedians aspiring to be dramatic actors, there is no better model than Tom Hanks. A two-time Academy Award winner and five-time nominee, this unflashy, modern-day Jimmy Stewart or Henry Fonda has also shown every struggling actor on earth that if you persevere you can actually make people forge...

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    The Cast Of 'Larry Crowne' Weighs In On Tom Hanks & This Summer's Anti-Tentpole

    Co-written, directed by and starring Tom Hanks, "Larry Crowne" is an upbeat look at a life completely rebuilt. Despite the timely plotline -- a man fired from his job must completely reverse his life direction -- the film itself is filled with good-natured laughs, a beautiful setting in Southern California, an odd performance from George Takei and a lot of hope. In fact, one of the primary questions we were left with was, where's the conflict? But while these characters certainly face challenges, the tone remains rather light, which, according to the filmmakers, was what they intended. As Hanks' co-writer on the film, Nia Vardalos explained, ...

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    Show Me The Money: Tom Hanks Says 'Toy Story 4' In The Works

    Welcome to the new Pixar. With "Cars 2" driving its way to nearly $70 million in ticket sales this weekend, with a strong foreign haul expected, the worst-reviewed film in Pixar's history is on track to become studio’s tenth $200 million domestic grosser and more importantly, will keep selling relat...

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    Robert Zemeckis In Talks To Direct Tom Hanks In 3D Toy Adaptation 'Major Matt Mason'

    HBO Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' Planned To Be Effects-Heavy Six Season SeriesThe colossal failure of motion-capture animation "Mars Needs Moms," and the subsequent cancellation by Disney on the planned performance capture remake of "Yellow Submarine," seems to have given Robert Zemeckis, something of a pioneer of the format, pause for thought. The director of mega-hits like "Back to the Future" and "Forrest Gump" hasn't made a live action picture since 2000's double bill of "What Lies Beneath" and "Cast Away," but recent months have seen him linked to any number of potential projects starring real people, rather than dead-eyed...

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