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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Tom Hanks
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 90
The man portrayed by actor Tom Hanks in the Oscar-nominated movie "Captain Phillips" is scheduled to give a lecture in Hutchinson later this year.
Supporting actor nominee Barkhad Abdi says the way he wraps his head around his new celebrity is simple:
A Somali actor from Minnesota is up for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar Sunday night for his screen debut in "Captain Philips."
A University of Illinois at Chicago employee could join the likes of Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks as an Oscar winner this weekend.
A cultural moment of note: Mike Love, the longtime iconic lead singer for the Beach Boys, has gotten some love from former president George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara, plus Nancy Reagan. Mr. Love recently won the Society of Singers "Ella Award" — which recognizes performers for their dedication to community and worldwide causes.
Two American security officers have been found dead on a ship made famous when it was hijacked by Somali pirates, according to a statement by Seychelles police on Wednesday.
Early in "Captain Phillips," the cargo ship captain (Tom Hanks) and his wife (Catherine Keener) drive from their Vermont home to the airport where he'll take a flight to his next job, one that will bring him face-to-face with the less fortunate on the other side of the globe. Like the chatter of so many couples, their conversation turns to their general feeling of economic uncertainty.
Spike Jonze's "Her" and Billy Ray's "Captain Phillips" have earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
At first flicker, the Turner Classic Movies documentary "And the Oscar Goes To ..." appears to be little more than a promotional film for the Academy Awards.
After marrying this summer, Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne skipped the honeymoon to somewhere exotic like Fiji or the Seychelles. They've gone nowhere.
The last soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division have returned home from their final mission with the unit.
In a hydra-headed Oscar race, "American Hustle," ''12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" all have legitimate claims to favorite status. And that's a good thing.
"American Hustle" and "Gravity" stole the show this morning with 10 Oscar nominations, but some big names were missing from that list, including Oprah Winfrey, late James Gandolfini and CNN documentary "Blackfish."
If the Golden Globes weren't party enough, there was the InStyle after party, where Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, wasted no time cutting the rug to the sounds of Lionel Richie.