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Stars Who Worked With Jonathan Demme Remember His Friendship, Creativity, and Love

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by Emma Stefansky a day ago
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The world lost a creative and compassionate director with Jonathan Demme’s death last night, and tons of stars who worked with him over the years shared messages of remembrance on social media today. His projects ranged from horror to concert documentaries, each film he directed unique and each memorable in its own different ways. Turns out the man was similarly unforgettable.

Emma Watson Will Make You Want To Delete Your Facebook in New Clips From ‘The Circle’

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by Erin Whitney 7 days ago
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You know when you’re casually scrolling through Facebook reading statuses and an ad pops up for that random blender you were researching on Amazon? Or when that person you went on a really awkward Tinder date with shows up in Instagram’s recommendations to follow list? If you think the internet is terrifying now, just be glad we don’t live in a world with The Circle… yet.

HBO ‘Game Change’ Producers Tackling 2016 Election Miniseries

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 9, 2017 @ 8:04 PM
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As if American Horror Story retelling an allegorical version of the 2016 election weren’t enough, HBO is about to take things much more literally. The producers of 2012's Game Change (including Tom Hanks!) have set their sights on an HBO miniseries of the 2016 election, because let’s face it, you can never escape.

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Team With Steven Spielberg for Pentagon Papers Drama

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by Erin Whitney March 6, 2017 @ 2:19 PM
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What’s that you hear? The sound of Meryl Streep’s 21st Oscar nomination? Or is it the sound of Tom Hanks making it back in to the Best Actor category after getting shut out for Sully? Or maybe it’s Steven Spielberg‘s return to the Oscars following Bridge of Spies? It might be all three now that Streep and Hanks have teamed up on a new political drama helmed by Spielberg that has awards season written all over it.

The Internet Is Terrifying in New Trailer for Tom Hanks Thriller ‘The Circle’

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by Charles Bramesco February 9, 2017 @ 11:06 AM
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Google is a wonderful company! They manufacture high-quality products and provide a web-surfing experience unparalleled in its intuitiveness and user ease. They’ve made tracking down a specific page in the endless expanse of the Internet into a few simple clicks, drastically cutting down research time. They connect people. They make the world a better place.

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson Are Watching Us in First Trailer for Tech Thriller ‘The Circle’

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by Erin Whitney December 6, 2016 @ 9:15 AM
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What’s more relevant right now than tech thriller about privacy and the dangers of the digital age? After the latest season of Black Mirror continued to explore the tech terrors of the not-so-distant future, James Ponsoldt’s latest film is all about how much a social media platform called The Circle can help humanity and potentially harm it.

SNL’s Bobby Moynihan Explains ‘David S. Pumpkins’ Name

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 29, 2016 @ 9:49 AM
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SNL has been through enough big moments in recent weeks to overshadow our Halloween obsession with David S. Pumpkins, but as the sketch itself insisted, several questions remain. Where did the “S” initial suddenly come from, and how did such a memorably ridiculous idea come to pass? Allow Bobby Moynihan to explain.

‘Inferno’ Review: Tom Hanks Saves the World. Any Questions?

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by Matt Singer October 27, 2016 @ 1:58 PM
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Inferno marks the third movie from director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks based on the popular novels by Dan Brown about Harvard professor and symbologist Robert Langdon. They’re all vary degrees of bad — and Inferno is easily the worst of the bunch — but what’s particularly galling about this franchise are the years Howard and Hanks, two of our most dependable filmmakers, have wasted on it. Together they’ve made Splash and Apollo 13; separately their credits include Cinderella Man, The Paper, Saving Private Ryan, Captain Phillips and so many others. How many great movies could they have made, as a team or as individuals, if they hadn’t committed their talents to these cruddy thrillers?

SNL Rounds Out October With Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 7, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
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Time will tell if SNL manages to up its Season 42 ratings surge with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, but the latter two weeks of October are shaping up nicely as well. Not only is Emily Blunt confirmed for October 15, but so too will Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga make their SNL returns.