Trailer: “News of the World” (2020)

Trailer: “News of the World” (2020) Universal Pictures has released a new full trailer for the period western drama “News of the World” which sees the re-teaming of “Captain Phillips” actor Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass. https://videopress.com/v/iAE9jkB1?preloadContent=metadata Based on Paulette Jiles’ 2016 novel and adapted by Luke Davies (“Lion”), the story begins five years …

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International Trailer: “Greyhound” (2020)

International Trailer: “Greyhound” (2020) Sony Pictures has unveiled the international trailer for the Tom Hanks-led “Greyhound”. https://videopress.com/v/RyQeEHSh?preloadContent=metadata This adaptation of “Horatio Hornblower” author C. S. Forester’s WW2 naval thriller novel “The Good Shepherd” and the project is helmed by Aaron Schneider who returns a decade after his last film “Get Low”. Hanks plays Ernest Krause, …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Toy Story 4” (2019)

“Toy Story 4” (2019) Animation Running time: 100 minutes Written by: Andrew Stanton and Stephany Folsom Directed by:  Josh Cooley Featuring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Ally Maki, Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan and Joan Cusack Woody: "Uhhh... this is Forky..." Forky: "I'm trash." Critical Commentary Released recently on 4K blu-ray is the fourth installment …

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Trailer: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” (2019)

Trailer: "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" (2019) Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” the biopic starring Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers. https://videopress.com/v/YpMv7pZx a_beautiful_day_in_the_neighborhood_official_trailer_hd_-VLEPhfEN2M_1080p Marielle Heller (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) directs the film that’s loosely based on a 1998 Esquire article and follows a jaded magazine …

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International Trailer: “Toy Story 4” (2019)

International Trailer: “Toy Story 4” (2019) When Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky declares himself as ‘trash’ and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour …

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Trailer: “Toy Story 4” (2019)

"Toy Story 4" (2019) The film continues from Toy Story 3, where Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), among their other toy friends, have found new appreciation after being given by Andy Davis to Bonnie Anderson. They are introduced to Forky (Tony Hale), a spork that has been made into a toy, and they soon embark on a road …

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DVD/Blu-ray review: “The Post” (2017)

"The Post" (2017) Drama Written by: Liz Hannah & Josh Singer Directed by: Steven Spielberg Featuring:  Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, and Matthew Rhys Ben Bradlee: The way they lied, those days have to be over. This should have been a year of protest, where Hollywood made comments on the past two years …

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Film review: “The Post” (2017)

"The Post" (2017) Drama Written by: Liz Hannah & Josh Singer Directed by: Steven Spielberg Featuring:  Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, and Matthew Rhys Ben Bradlee: The way they lied, those days have to be over. This should have been a year of protest, where Hollywood made comments on the past two years …

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DVD & Blu-ray review: “The Circle” (2017)

“The Circle” (2017) Drama/Thriller Running Time: 141 minutes Written by:  Dave Eggers and James Ponsoldt Directed by: James Ponsoldt Featuring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, and Bill Paxton Eamon Bailey: “Knowing is good, but knowing everything is better.” This should have been an excellent movie, it had so much going for it, a very …

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Film review: “The Circle” (2017)

“The Circle” (2017) Drama/Thriller Running Time: 141 minutes Written by:  Dave Eggers and James Ponsoldt Directed by: James Ponsoldt Featuring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, and Bill Paxton Eamon Bailey: “Knowing is good, but knowing everything is better.” This should have been an excellent movie, it had so much going for it, a very …

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DVD Review: “A Hologram for the King” (2016)

"A Hologram for the King" (2016) Drama/Comedy “A Hologram for a King" (2016) Running Time: 97 minutes Directed by: Tom Tykwer Featuring: Tom Hanks, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tom Skerritt and Sarita Choudhury Alan Clay: “You may find yourself living in your garden shack, and you may find yourself looking for your large automobile. And you …

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Film Review: “Sully”(2016)

“Sully” (2016) Drama, Based on Real Events Running Time: 119 minutes Director: Clint Eastwood Featuring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger: “Everything is unprecedented until it happens for the first time.” On the surface this film may seem like an odd choice for a film – I mean how can you build …

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