Tom Hanks

Revisiting the Sixties

Michael Jackson | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Michael Jackson

Now there is a new series called The Sixties on DVD that was shown on CNN in America and Yesterday in the UK. The subjects are what you'd expect - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the 'British Invasion' focussing on music, civil rights, Vietnam, the coming of age of television, the Space Race, and, of course sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Forget Tom Hanks In ‘Big' - THIS Is How You Play A Giant Floor Piano

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Move over, Tom Hanks (and that other guy)! THIS is how you play a giant floor piano. Yes, if you were impressed by Hanks and Robert Loggia (for tha...

Our 27 Top Feel-Good Movies - What's Yours?!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ok, so this strange London late summer heatwave is doing its best to brighten our mood but, generally speaking, there's no escaping the fact the night...

Tom Hanks Wants To Turn Your iPad Into A Typewriter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

Tom Hanks has launched an app to turn your iPad into a typewriter. Turns out the two-time Oscar-winning actor is also a fanatical collector and adm...

EXCLUSIVE: Make First Film. Tick. Get Oscar Nomination. Tick.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Barkhad Abdi's IMDB entry looks like this - in its entirety: Yet this quietly-spoken Somalian-born actor will be heading to the BAFTA Awards on...

2014 Oscars Snubs Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The snubs for this year's Academy Awards have been announced. They include Idris Elba, snubbed for 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', Oprah Winfrey (...

Disney Plans Sequel 'Saving Mr Hanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Disney is planning a sequel to its hit 2013 movie 'Saving Mr Banks', called 'Saving Mr Hanks'. The film will tell the story of the struggle to get ...

Has This Man Just Won The Best Actor Oscar?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

After taking home Best Actor honours at Cannes in May, Bruce Dern's hopes of an Oscar nomination are looking increasingly favourable for his career-de...

Saving Mr Banks - Practically Perfect in (Almost) Every Way

Roger Crow | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Saving Mr Banks is still a tear-jerking, feel good, surprisingly dark Christmas cracker. Practically perfect in (almost) every way.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks' | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood does love a film about a film. This year’s offering… ‘Saving Mr Banks’, the surprising story of how the fairytale of Mary Poppin...

FREE CINEMA TICKETS: Watch Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks In 'Saving Mr Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Readers of The Huffington Post UK are being given the chance to see one of the most treasured tales of all time as Disney presents the extraordinary, ...

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Of 'Saving Mr Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

We all love 'Mary Poppins'. We all love Disney films. Now we can sit back and wallow in 'Saving Mr Banks', the glossy tale of how Walt Disney struggle...

Tom Hanks Gets All Political On Us

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hanks admits the subjects covered in his film 'Captain Phillips' were "an education of things he hadn't pondered". The double Oscar winner pla...

WATCH: Tom Hanks And Sandra Bullock Recreate Famous 'Big' Scene

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It's one of our favourite scenes from one of our favourite comedies: Tom Hanks playing a giant piano keyboard with his feet in the movie 'Big'. And...

Tom Hanks: Red Carpet Game Changer

Andy Law | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Andy Law

Tom Hanks walked the carpet confidently to open the BFI London Film Festival. He will also close it with his other movie in the show, Saving Mr. Banks. Hanks bestrides this Festival like a movie superstar colossus.

Tom Hanks Type 2 Diabetes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week Tom Hanks revealed he has Type 2 diabetes - a condition affecting approximately 2.9 million people in the UK, while a further 850,00...

Captain Phillips - BFI London Film Festival Review

Tom Linay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

The European premiere of Captain Phillips was a fantastic way to kick off the 57th BFI London Film Festival at ODEON Leicester Square last night, with many of the cast and crew in attendance, including the film's star, Tom Hanks, and British director, Paul Greengrass.

Pirates of the Miscreants: Captain Phillips Is a Rollicking Ride

Greg Wetherall | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Greg Wetherall

It is 2009 and an American cargo ship is heading through international waters. Plain sailing? Not quite. This is a ship that will need to steer around the Horn of Africa, a notorious hotspot for knave Somali pirate boats. Based on a true story, director Paul Greengrass ably documents a harrowing hijacking incident of nerve-shredding terror.

Tom Hanks Reveals Health Scare On TV

Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Legendary actor Tom Hanks prefers to keep his personal life private but in a rare candid moment during an interview on the ‘Late Show With David Let...

WATCH: Tom Hanks - The Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It's the best Tom Hanks movie ever made! Although it could have been even better if it had featured 'Big'... (Via Official Comedy)...

'This Can't Be Happening'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

When it was reported that 'Cloud Atlas' was going to be made into a film, there were many firm fans of the book who doubted that the best-selling tome...

Whirlwind Daydream: Q&A with YOUTH LAGOON

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

There exists a place where sounds build to magical effect, forming imaginative landscapes of psychedelic pop. Orchestrating such a colourful convergence of sound is Boise, Idaho based Youth Lagoon (moniker of Trevor Powers) whose previous album The Year of Hibernation, impressed with minimalist charm.

Film Review: Cloud Atlas (2012)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, Cloud Atlas is a sprawling epic, historical, science fiction film that covers six distinct time periods from early settlers in the United States to a post-apocalyptic savage land after the 'fall of humanity' and it's quite unlike almost any other film around.

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: What's Making Susan Sarandon And Hugo Weaving Laugh?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Susan Sarandon and Hugo Weaving are two of the big names in what they said was the 'unfilmable' big screen adaptation of David Mitchell's epic bestsel...

Latest Film Cut By China Censors For Gay AND Straight Sex Scenes

PA | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Nearly 40 minutes have been chopped from the Hollywood film 'Cloud Atlas' for Chinese audiences, deleting both gay and straight love scenes to satisfy...