Tag Archives: Cast Away

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[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Robert Zemeckis

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at an A-list director, one who’s really influenced the industry in a big way. The filmmaker in question? Why, Robert Zemeckis, of course. He’s known for his work with visual effects, for sure, but his talents go beyond that.[...]

“Flight” director Robert Zemeckis to be honored at Palm Springs Film Fest – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Robert Zemeckis’ return to live-action, the thrilling substance-abuse drama “Flight,” continues to earn accolades as the awards season rolls on. Today, the 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival announced that it will present the Oscar-winning director with its Director of the Year Award at the event,[...]

Denzel Washington boarding “Flight” with Zemeckis?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After years of toiling in motion-capture animation on projects like “The Polar Express” and “A Christmas Carolm” Robert Zemeckis is returning to live-action (yay!) and he may be bringing Denzel Washington with him (double yay!). Zemeckis, who helmed a handful of masterpieces such as “Cast Away” and the[...]