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Tom Hanks: His best performances to date

This week, both at the Tribeca Film Festival as well as opening in theaters, we have an independent movie that stars Tom Hanks. Especially considering how infrequently Hanks acts in small films these days, this is something to take notice of. The film in question? Well, it’s A Hologram for[...]

R.I.P. James Horner: A top tier contributor to cinematic music

It was with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the death of composer James Horner at just 61 years old. Horner died in a plane crash, piloting a small aircraft that went down a day ago in California. The composer is a multiple Oscar winner, taking home Academy Awards[...]

Tom Hanks to present at the Oscars!

HollywoodNews.com: Two-time Academy Award®-winning actor Tom Hanks will present at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today. Hanks, who is a governor of the Academy, won consecutive Oscars® in 1993 and 1994 for his leading performances in “Philadelphia” and “Forrest Gump.” He[...]

The Academy to highlight NASA’s Apollo program

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that they will explore the physical realities of science fiction movies in the three-evening series “Out of This World: The Science of Space Movies” beginning on Thursday, August 5. “Out of This World” will continue on Friday, August 6,[...]

Apollo 13 gets Blu-Ray release date

The Academy Award-winning film “Apollo 13” will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the space mission and the 15th Anniversary of the movie by releasing a Blu-ray Hi-Def version for the first time. The film is slated to hit the shelves on April 13 from Universal Home Entertainment. The Ron Howard[...]