Stories tagged: Tom Hanks
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
National Archives to honor Tom Hanks for his ‘illumination of the American story’
Two things you might not know about A-list actor Tom Hanks: He collects antique typewriters, and he describes himself as a “geek.” According to U.S. Archivist David Ferriero, that’s enough …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Tom Hanks turns fanboy in breezy chat with Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film “Philadelphia,” which won each of them …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Tom Hanks going on ‘NFL moratorium’ over Raiders move
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Tom Hanks keeps buying new coffee machines for the White House press gallery
If the White House is at war with the news media, it looks as though the fourth estate has an A-list ally in the fight: Actor Tom Hanks, who delivered …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Tom Hank’s debut book is due in October
Among the stories written by Hanks, who owns over 100 typewriters, is one about an immigrant arriving in New York City, another about a bowler who becomes a celebrity and …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
DeNiro, Hanks, Abdul-Jabbar among 21 getting Presidential Medal of Freedom honor
President Barack Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford with the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Movie review: ‘Inferno’ features great cast, muddled plot
Imagine a less spry and agile Indiana Jones and you have Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), a Harvard professor of religious iconography and symbology (not a real academic discipline). He’s …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6 a.m.
Movie review: Tom Hanks not enough to solidify ‘Hologram’
In the wobbly film version of the Dave Eggers novel “A Hologram for the King,” Tom Hanks plays an American businessman at odds with the furniture, the business customs and …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015
Review: ‘Bridge of Spies’ is an absorbing slow burn
On the page, “Bridge of Spies” is the story of everyman James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks), a lawyer and family man who takes on the thankless task of representing Soviet …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
The latest Tom Hanks offering, “Captain Phillips,” just hit theaters. It’s based on the true story of the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of an American cargo ship, the first …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
Becoming ‘Captain Phillips’
NEW YORK – The birth of Tom Hanks, dramatic actor, happened during a table read on “Splash.” As the smitten lead Allen Bauer in Ron Howard’s 1984 film, Hanks began …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
True-story thriller captivates
It wasn’t that long ago and we remember how it turned out. So there’s no way that “Captain Phillips,” the movie about the 2009 pirate attack on the M.V. Maersk …
Tue., April 30, 2013, 7:51 a.m.
‘Kinky Boots’ gets a leading 13 Tony Award nods
NEW YORK — The Cyndi Lauper-scored “Kinky Boots” has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import “Matilda: The Musical” close behind with 12. Tom Hanks, making …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2010, 3:36 p.m.
Idaho high court rules in actor Tom Hanks’ favor, again
The Idaho Supreme Court has refused to reconsider its ruling in a lawsuit pitting an Idaho contractor against Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
Thu., Oct. 1, 2009, 11:22 a.m.
Idaho high court sides with Hanks in home lawsuit
The Idaho Supreme Court says Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson can take the contractor of their high-end Sun Valley home back to arbitration over claims of shoddy workmanship.
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009, 2:33 p.m.
Idaho high court hears Tom Hanks’ home dispute
BOISE— The latest act in a nine-year battle between Tom Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson and the high-end contractor Storey Construction played out before the Idaho Supreme Court on Friday.