Posts Tagged ‘tom hanks’

Captain Phillips

by Christopher Lloydon January 19, 2014
Paul Greengrass' textured, subtle drama about a seaborne hijacking dares to treat the villains as complex individuals.

Snubs, Surprises in 2013 Oscar Nominations

by Christopher Lloydon January 16, 2014
The lack of nominations for Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford were among the biggest snubs and surprises for the 2013 Oscars.

Saving Mr. Banks

by Nick Rogerson December 20, 2013
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.

Saving Mr. Banks

by Christopher Lloydon December 19, 2013
I wish there could have been a spoonful of magic while this movie and I traveled together.

Captain Phillips

by Christopher Lloydon October 10, 2013
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.

Cloud Atlas

by Christopher Lloydon May 14, 2013
A grand, brave film, "Cloud Atlas" is often puzzling but sometimes brilliant, a true sci-fi epic.

Cloud Atlas

by Christopher Lloydon October 25, 2012
A sprawling, ambitious, troubling, occasionally glorious and often vexing film that looks at how people are interconnected across time.

TV to Movie Transitions

by Christopher Lloydon June 27, 2012
Christopher Lloyd is joined by Bob Bloom, Richard Propes and Ed Johnson-Ott to discuss stars and filmmakers who made the transition from television to film

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

by Christopher Lloydon March 27, 2012
Perhaps the most disrespected Best Picture Oscar nominee ever, this harrowing and sensitive drama never aims to be "the 9/11 movie."

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray March 27

by Jessica Sieffon March 24, 2012
Deep dramas abound with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock in "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" and Michael Fassbender and Keira Knightley in "A Dangerous Method."