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Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy's fifth annual Governors Awards.
A limousine company that provides services to the stars — sports legends, actors and actresses, and congressional elite — admitted this week its website had been hacked, potentially exposing sensitive information about a million customers, including the likes of actor Tom Hanks, business mogul Donald Trump and Sen. Mark Udall.
The superhero has given way to characters who fight their own terrors
“Captain Phillips” is a real-world story that works and feels like a high-stakes thriller.
Captain Phillips," starring Tom Hanks, is the taut, ripped-from-the-headlines tale of the 2009 hijacking of the container ship Maersk Alabama and kidnapping of its captain, Richard Phillips. The tense docudrama tries to understand the motivations of the violent Somali pirates who seized control of Captain Phillips' vessel and took him hostage. But in trying to explain the pirates, does the film cross over into excusing them?
Appearing to promote his new film "Captain Phillips," Tom Hanks revealed to David Letterman Monday night that's he's suffering from Type 2 diabetes.
The domestic violence trial Tom Hanks is currently serving as a juror came to a screeching halt on Wednesday after a fan reportedly approached him in a stairwell.
More people were forced from their homes outside the posh central Idaho ski town of Ketchum as a wildfire stoked by strong winds made a push to the north.
On a feel-good night for Broadway, it was only natural that the Tony Award go to its most feel-good musical, the joyous "Kinky Boots." But most everything about Sunday's Tony telecast was warmhearted, from inspiring speeches about the theatrical community to the inspired antics of Neil Patrick Harris, who should officially be awarded the host job on a permanent basis.
The Tony Awards will be a real drag this year: The two top musicals battling it out have leading men dressed as women, and the night's biggest celebrity will be Tom Hanks, who reminded everyone of his cross-dressing roots by teaming up in "Lucky Guy" with Peter Scolari, his "Bosom Buddies" co-star.
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 his Broadway debut, earned a nod as leading man in a play.
The old hippies would be pleased. A new Pew Research Center survey heralds this headline: "For the first time in more than four decades of polling on the issue, a majority of Americans favor legalizing the use of marijuana. A new national survey finds that 52 percent say that the use of marijuana should be made legal." And as the old hippies would say, "groovy."
The Hollywood Reporter's list of its 10 best stories of the week:
The Hollywood hero who boosted Republican morale during the 2012 presidential election campaign remains an all-American favorite.
"I'm voting for Barack Obama, 2016," he said. "Yes I am. Four more years."
"Just examining the grander structure of piracy with these criminal bosses that come into it — that's almost recognizable as our own organized crime," said Mr. Hanks. "We get that."