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Sully

Though it chooses to cut its story thread in strange places, "Sully" is still an engrossing tale of an unremarkable man who did an extraordinary thing.
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CONTESTS: SULLY (INDIANAPOLIS)

INDIANAPOLIS!! WIN PASSES TO SEE SULLY, Wednesday September 7th at 7pm!! 1) go to www.facebook.com/TheFilmYap. Share the post about this contest. 2) Go back to www.facebook.com/TheFilmYap and comment on the post about this contest and tell us what’s your favorite Tom Hanks movie? Synopsis: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the […]

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‘Splash’ remake is a go

Here’s some news for “Splash” fans that can be good or bad, depending on how you look at it. A “Splash” remake is officially a go! Brian Grazer said that the remake will be a lot closer to how he originally thought the classic was going to turn out. This could mean that we see […]
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‘Inferno’ trailer: Robert Langdon has to decide what happens to the human race

Good news for “The Davinci Code” and “Angels and Demons” fans! Robert Langdon is coming back to the big screen! This time around, he has to decide what happens to the human race. If he flips a switch, fifty percent of the world’s population will be wiped out by a virus. However, if he doesn’t […]

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Bridge of Spies

It doesn't have the flashiest subject or the hot new thing as a star or director, but "Bridge of Spies" is a top-notch political potboiler.
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New to View: Feb. 2

Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies," Sandra Bullock in "Our Brand is Crisis" and Julianne Moore in "Freeheld" lead this week's Blu-ray and DVD releases.

In this Thursday Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, airline passengers wait to be rescued on the wings of a US Airways Airbus 320 jetliner that safely ditched in the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, after a flock of birds knocked out both its engines. The audio recordings of US Airways Flight 1549, released Thursday, Feb 5, 2009 by the Federal Aviation Administration, reflect the initial tension between tower controllers and the cockpit and then confusion about whether the passenger jet went into the river. (AP Photo/Steven Day)

‘Sully’ comes out in September

No, it’s not another “Monsters Inc.” prequel. It’s a biopic about one of the world’s most well-known pilots. “Sully” is cleared for takeoff to come to a theater near you on September 9, 2016. Tom Hanks will portray Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. In 2009, some birds got into the engine of Sullenberger’s plane. Sullenberger was able to safely splash […]
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Bridge of Spies

"Bridge of Spies" is an enlivening geopolitical thriller that pulls the curtain back on an unknown battle during the Cold War.

In this Thursday Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, airline passengers wait to be rescued on the wings of a US Airways Airbus 320 jetliner that safely ditched in the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, after a flock of birds knocked out both its engines. The audio recordings of US Airways Flight 1549, released Thursday, Feb 5, 2009 by the Federal Aviation Administration, reflect the initial tension between tower controllers and the cockpit and then confusion about whether the passenger jet went into the river. (AP Photo/Steven Day)

Aaron Eckhart and Tom Hanks team up for “Miracle On The Hudson” movie

Aaron Eckhart & Tom Hanks are going to fly. Tom Hanks will be Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. In 2009, some birds got into the engine of Sullenberger’s plane. Sullenberger was able to safely splash down on The Hudson River, saving the lives of everyone on board. This was called the Miracle on The Hudson. Aaron […]
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Captain Phillips

Paul Greengrass' textured, subtle drama about a seaborne hijacking dares to treat the villains as complex individuals.

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Snubs, Surprises in 2013 Oscar Nominations

The lack of nominations for Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford were among the biggest snubs and surprises for the 2013 Oscars.
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Saving Mr. Banks

This look at the making of "Mary Poppins" is the charming confection you expect it might be, but here, spoonfuls of salt make the medicine go down.

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Saving Mr. Banks

I wish there could have been a spoonful of magic while this movie and I traveled together.
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Captain Phillips

This account of the real capture of a U.S. vessel by pirates showcases the skills of director Paul Greengrass and caps off another great Tom Hanks performance.