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Why Streep, Hanks, and Spielberg Rushed to Get The Post to Press

On Sunday night, the director and his stars gave media a first look at their Pentagon Papers drama—a mere nine months after Spielberg first read its script.<p>“This couldn’t wait,” <b>Steven Spielberg</b> explained after <i>The Post</i>’s first awards season screening in New York City Sunday night. <b>Meryl Streep</b>, <b>Tom</b> …

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Steven Spielberg’s Pentagon Papers Drama ‘The Post’ Earns Standing Ovation After First Screening

The Meryl Streep- and Tom Hanks-starring drama was fast-tracked earlier this year, and it couldn't have arrived at a more urgent time.<p>Even Steven …

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Give Thanks For Tom Hanks With A Brattle Movie Marathon

Support the news<p>When we think of Thanksgiving we tend to think of family and over-indulgence. So why not spend this holiday week watching 11 films …

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Denzel Washington like you've never seen him before

It's hard to imagine a better lead actor for a compelling, character-driven mystery than Denzel Washington. He has played many complicated men with …

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Steven Spielberg (‘The Post’) on why it was so urgent to release the film in 2017 [WATCH]

“It just felt like this was going to be a movie that I was going to want to make immediately,” said <b>Steven Spielberg</b>, explaining the urgency behind …

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Justice League post-credits villains boat party scene explained

So you sat through <i>Justice League</i>. How you holding up? You probably have many thoughts. But if you also might have a question such as, “What was going …

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Chance The Rapper SNL Debut Proves He’s The Next Justin Timberlake Without His Signature Hat

<i>Saturday Night Live (SNL)</i> seemed to have found their new Justin Timberlake alternative in Chance The Rapper who made a very successful hosting debut …

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:<p>Fiction<p>1."Two Kinds of Truth," by Michael Connelly …

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Why Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Point With Their Index Finger

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Disney is all about the details.<p>Sure, every Disney fan knows that the rides, snacks, and the …

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In Only 36 Seconds, Tom Hanks Outlined the Single Greatest Thing to Do for Your Career

Taking every opportunity you're given? You might want to rethink that.<p>Actor Tom Hanks is arguably one of Hollywood's greatest assets--with wild successes such as <i>Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13</i> and the <i>Toy Story</i> series, his career spans nearly four decades and is still …

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Colbert Devastated by Al Franken Revelations: Who’s Next, Tom Hanks?

‘I guess there are no good people left,’ the ‘Late Show’ host declared.<p>Stephen Colbert is not happy about the sexual misconduct allegation against …

Culture

Meryl Streep Says She Has 'Dealt With Real Physical Violence'

Meryl Streep opened up about two harrowing experiences she’s had with physical violence during a surprise speech at the annual awards for the …

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Here’s What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently trending. This week: a nap pillow, slime-making kit, and fuzzy snow boots.<p>Check out last week's post here.

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12 Conversation-Worthy Books to Help Avert Holiday Dinner Disaster

A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery<p>Who doesn’t love an astronaut? They’re genuinely ready-made heroic icons. Scott Kelly, the astronaut who spent a record breaking year on the International Space Station, certainly fits the bill. Kelly lays it all out, from the awe-inspiring sights of life on …

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Here's our early predictions for the Oscar acting races

With screenings of the last two major contenders — Steven Spielberg’s journalism drama “The Post” and Paul Thomas Anderson’s suspenseful love story “Phantom Thread” — set to start in the next few days, the field will soon be set for the critics groups to begin weighing in with their picks.<p>Welcome …

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Man Recruits Tom Hanks to Help Him Propose to Long-Time Girlfriend

Nikki Young never expected that when she went to the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, earlier this month that she would be starring with her …

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Tattoo artist unveiled the most freakishly realistic Russell Westbrook portrait

New Zealand-based tattoo artist Steve Butcher can turn photos into life-like permanent pieces of art, and it’s truly incredible.<p>While Butcher has attracted NBA fan clientele from across the world, his latest tattoo wasn’t the typical Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant portrait. This time, he took on …

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Zachary Levi says Shazam is like Tom Hanks' Big, but with superpowers

Zachari Levi is jumping ships from Marvel to DC to star as the original Captain Marvel in the upcoming <i>Shazam!</i> movie. While we don’t know anything …

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Kids Now Casting: Lead Role Available for Parody of ‘Big’

If you make one wish today, make it for this exciting acting opportunity for a last-minute role in a parody video.<p>The search is on for a lead actor …

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Tom Hanks is killing it on social media

Tom Hanks shares with us his unique view of the world with his wholesome and witty social media posts.

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Twitter exposes secretly lovely celebrities who did randomly nice things

And Tom Hanks' love for kaleidoscopes.<p>We expect you'll agree that the world is in need of a real pick-me-up, which is why we are completely loving …

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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ may be a dud movie, but it’s a fantastic audiobook

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS<p>By Agatha Christie<p>Harper Audio. Unabridged, 6-¼ hours<p>Kenneth Branagh’s narration of “Murder on the Orient Express” arrives in tandem with the movie version, which he directs and stars in as the cerebral Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot. Here he takes on the entire …

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Twitter users reveal 'nice allegations' towards A-list celebrities

In the wake of numerous sexual assault and harassment revelations in Hollywood over the past few weeks, one Twitter user called for 'nice …

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People are making ‘nice allegations’ about celebrities as a reminder that Hollywood isn’t all bad

In the understatement of the century, it’s been a pretty a horrible time in the celebsphere.<p>2016 bore too many celebrity deaths, and 2017 has …

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The 10 Best Rom-Com Tributes in The Mindy Project

<i>The Mindy Project</i> never met a rom-com trope it didn’t like. Mere minutes into the pilot episode, Dr. Mindy Lahiri exclaimed, “I’m Sandra Bullock!” …

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Tom Hanks makes surprise appearance on Last Week Tonight finale

John Oliver closed out the season finale of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> with some major star power: Tom Hanks and five ex-presidents.<p>Okay, the ex-presidents …

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John Oliver Tackles Louis C.K., Donald Trump In Season Wrap With Tom Hanks | Deadline

John Oliver devoted the entirety of Last Week Tonight’s season finale to a look at the way President Donald Trump has violated the norms of our …

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John Oliver mocks Louis C.K., joins forces with Tom Hanks for 'Last Week Tonight' finale

John Oliver's <i>Last Week Tonight</i> aired its Season 4 finale Sunday night, and to celebrate, the host welcomed back many of the eccentric characters that appeared on the show this year, from Jack McBrayer's crazed gynecologist character to a team of penguins.<p>But after the final credits rolled, the show …

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A Tom Hanks Type - 1A

The sound of a typewriter evokes a feeling of nostalgia, just as the name Tom Hanks evokes the highest level of Hollywood celebrity.<p>The two-time …

Books

Read This Twitter Thread Detailing Kind Acts By Celebrities

When each day brings a new allegation to light, people sharing stories of fun celebrity encounters is a soothing change.<p>The pain you feel when a …

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