Tom Hanks

Film Review: Toy Story 4 tailors its heart and humour to audiences across the board

June 19, 2019

If you’ve asked yourself why Disney and Pixar bothered making Toy Story 4, you are not alone. With 2010’s Toy Story 3 serving as the perfect ending to the series, this fourth go-around felt more like a cash-grab than an organic continuation, and though the series as a whole has been that rare breed of […]

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Film Review: The Post (USA, 2017) is a thrilling look at a significant point in history

January 9, 2018

These days the words, “The Post” are more likely to get you thinking about a blog then a newspaper. In fact, Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Post is all about history and a bygone era in print journalism. It’s a historic thriller and bio-pic that looks at how The Washington Post handled the decision to […]

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Film Review: Inferno (M15+) (USA, 2016) entertains with a healthy dose of schlocky fun

October 12, 2016

I remember when I first heard of The Da Vinci Code novel by Dan Brown, I couldn’t really understand the hype of it all and how it became a best-seller. The story felt like it was a more mature version of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, since they both involve going on a quest […]

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Film Review: Sully (M15+) (USA, 2016) is an energetic rush for its genre

September 9, 2016

Tom Hanks, what can we say about Tom Hanks? Quite frankly, it’s hard to say anything bad at all. Despite the rare lacklustre movie, this man just cannot seem to steer anything in the wrong direction. And Sully, out now in Australian cinemas, proves no different, with the venerable actor steering both a movie and […]

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Tom Hanks becomes real life hero pilot Chesley Sullenberg in the first trailer for Sully

July 5, 2016

There’s an early air of Oscar potential generating from Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood’s next film, Sully, after the trailer premiered earlier this week. The film to be directed by Clint Eastwood, will follow the story of heroic US pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who made history when he safely landed US Airways Flight 1549 on New […]

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New teaser released ahead of the full trailer for Dan Brown’s Inferno

May 10, 2016

Director Ron Howard and Tom Hanks are returning to the big screen later this year with Inferno, the third film in the Robert Langdon series that began with The Da Vinci Code and continued with Angels & Demons. Now, after already revealing the poster and first teaser trailer, Sony have announced that a full trailer will be doing […]

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Bridge of Spies cast talk Mark Rylance, Francis Gary Powers

February 17, 2016

A pair of new behind-the-scenes clips for Steven Spielberg‘s Bridge of Spies have been released online excursively through The Iris. The first sees lead actor Tom Hanks talking about working alongside Mark Rylance on the film and how it helped draw out the best of him as an actor. Check it out below The second […]

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Film Review: Bridge of Spies (US, 2015)

October 20, 2015

Watching Bridge of Spies, I couldn’t help picturing Steven Spielberg hopefully pressing his tuxedo. Along with Lincoln (2012), it is set in shadowy rooms with windows of blinding white light, like a Polaroid of American democracy in the process of development. Again, the themes are highly relevant today, despite taking place at the height of […]

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Tom Hanks reunites with Steven Spielberg for Bridge of Spies; watch the epic trailer now

September 16, 2015

The last time seasoned actor Tom Hanks teamed with seasoned Director Steven Spielberg was 2004, with romantic-comedy The Terminal, now 11 years later the dynamic Actor-Director duo have re-teamed to deliver a Cold War drama with Bridge of Spies. The forthcoming film, which also stars Amy Ryan and Mark Rylance, is about an insurance claims […]

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Tom Hanks to return as Robert Langdon in new adaptation Inferno

February 18, 2015

Inferno, based on the book by Dan Brown, is being turned into a film starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, and Sidse Babett Knudsen. Dan Brown will be executive producing, alongside Anna Culp, Bill Connor, and David Householter. The film begins production this April, and is set to […]

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