Tom Hanks

The Star Wars movies are now officially for old people

In a crushing blow to whatever coolness <i>Star Wars</i> had in the ‘70s and to whatever “ownership” nerds claimed to have over the series with their X-Wing …

Star Wars

Dear Hollywood: When your characters use the name of Christ, he is there

Hollywood takes irreverent use of Christ’s name to absurd excess because of a deep spiritual disconnect.<p>A recent viewing of <i>The Post</i>, the new Meryl …

Vain

Every Steven Spielberg movie of the 21st century ranked

<b>Steven Spielberg has kept himself pretty busy these past few decades.</b><p>The Hollywood maestro has released 12 movies since 2000, and he’s got two more …

Movies

'Grey's Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo Signs for 2 More Seasons, $20 Million a Year

Star becomes highest paid dramatic actress on television — ever<p>Ellen Pompeo has renewed her contract on Shonda Rhimes’ “Grey’s Anatomy” through …

Entertainment

Lebanon’s Hariri overrules ban on ‘The Post’ after public uproar

<b>By Liz Sly and Suzan Haidamous | Washington Post</b><p>BEIRUT – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri personally intervened Wednesday to override a ban on …

Middle East

Woody Harrelson and Kevin Costner Will Go Hunting for Bonnie and Clyde on Netflix

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles!<p><b>“Highwaymen”</b><br>Bonnie and …

Movies

Movie Review: "The Post" (2017)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "The Post"<p><b>Director</b>: Steven Spielberg <b><br>Year</b>: 2017 <b><br>Rating</b>: PG-13 <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 55 minutes<p><i>The story of the Washington Post and</i> …

Ben Bradlee

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Journalism holds power accountable

CLOSE<p>Speaking at a press conference in Paris, "The Post" (released as "Pentagon Papers" in France) director Steven Spielberg and stars Meryl Streep …

Journalism

Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg's 'The Post'

A Lebanese cinema manager says authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" ahead of its opening.<p>Isaac …

Business

The Post review: Spielberg's newspaper drama matches up to Spotlight

Steven Spielberg’s technical mastery and narrative skills are such that even if he was making a film about Tom Hanks on a weekly shopping trip to his …

Ben Bradlee

‘The Post’ Reminds us What Journalism Used to be and What it Should be

Share this:<p>The <i>dharma</i> of the journalist should be to hold the powerful to account and not worry about the consequences.<p>For a journalist of a certain …

Journalism

EW’s Best Actor Oscar Bracket: And the winner is…

It’s been 17 years since this actor was last nominated for an Oscar, but according to your votes, he’s the all-time best Best Actor to ever take home …

Award Shows

Lebanon Bans "The Post"

A source involved with <i>The Post</i>'s international rollout says the movie, which stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, was presented to the Lebanese …

Meryl Streep

The World's Weirdest Watches: Good Luck Telling the Time

Q: Lately, I’m seeing a lot of watches with odd designs that don’t seem to tell time clearly. Is this some weird fad?<p>A: Watchmaking is about precision, but it’s also about creativity and, in their nerdy pursuit of beauty, watch designers don’t always take practicality into account. Traditional …

Lifestyle

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks talk to Tubs: The Post, Oprah & #metoo

<b>Ryan Tubridy had barely introduced Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, before Tom Hanks offered a correction to the order of the billing.</b><p><b>"That should be</b> …

Entertainment

How True Is 'The Post'? The Hit Movie Is Based On Epic Real-Life Events

A long time ago, back when the world was still sane, the worst president of the last fifty years was undeniably Nixon. He was the first president to …

Dating

Oscar experts predict Best Actor: Gary Oldman (‘Darkest Hour’) even further ahead after Critics’ Choice win

<b>Gary Oldman</b> (“Darkest Hour”) solidified his lead in the Oscar race for Best Actor with his win at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Jan. 11. For his …

Entertainment

Tom Hank’s The Post Stays Steady On Lower Levels At The Indian Box Office

Nominations in the Golden Globes and presence of actors like Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep has definitely worked in favour of the movie, <i>The Post</i>. …

Bollywood

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has added Tom Hanks to the Arya Stark hit list

And Graham Norton too<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> star Maisie Williams surprised Tom Hanks on Friday by adding his name to the list of people her on-screen …

Game of Thrones

Spielberg’s ‘Post’: Clumsy, Inaccurate, Anti-Trump Twaddle

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post,” starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, tells the story of the <i>Washington Post’</i>s decision in 1971 to publish parts of the …

Conservative View

Five things you need to know today, and a journalist's dream weekend

Good morning, Boston! Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: MGM Springfield opens first …

Boston

Gallup/Knight survey: Americans believe media matters, but don't think it's doing its job

Most Americans believe the media plays an important role in democracy, according to a new survey.<p>But they don't think the media is actually fulfilling this role.<p>84% of Americans said they believed the media either had either a "critical" role (44%) or a "very important" role (40%) in democracy, …

Pentagon Papers

Will viewers tune in to Celebrity Big Brother?

Julie Chen hosts the final HOH competition on the BIG BROTHER 19 Finale. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights …

Entertainment

Warwick Davis Blasts Twitter for Not Removing 'Midget' Tweet

“Star Wars” actor says he reported the “abusive behaviour” twice<p>Warwick Davis, best known for playing the Ewok Wicket in “Return of the Jedi” and …

Entertainment

Oprah ‘would trounce Trump’ in election

IF she chose to run, Oprah could breeze past Donald Trump in a presidential race — however many don’t want to see it happen.<p>That’s according to a …

Elections

The Post Review

It was only two years ago that Spotlight won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, a film about journalists searching for the truth in the face of …

Michael Stuhlbarg

New poll: Oprah would trounce Trump in California

It’s hardly a shocker, but a new KPIX/USA Today survey shows Oprah Winfrey would pummel Donald Trump at the polls in California if that epic race for …

Elections

Changing the way Denver does sports

Email<p>Print<p>The Colorado Avalanche isn't used to playing games on a Monday afternoon, but looked right at home again in winning for the seventh …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Space Movies Are Not Realistic - Except For One - Says Famed Astronaut

Astronaut Jack Lousma, one of six men who both orbited the earth on Skylab and then crewed aboard a Space Shuttle mission, says he doesn’t even bother watch Hollywood space movies.<p>“I don’t watch those movies unless someone wants me to go with them to the theater to see them. It is …

NASA

Lebanon bans Spielberg's new film

Lebanon has officially banned The Post, the latest film by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, a Lebanon-based film industry source told the <i>Annahar</i> …

Israel