Tom Hanks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features Sony Pictures decided to invite only TV reporters and a few select print/online outlets to a lavish premiere of the Ron Howard-directed “Inferno,” the next chapter of Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code” saga. So instead of posting an interview with two-time Oscar winne [...]
Tom Hanks Goes to Court in ‘Spies’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features NEW YORK—Tom Hanks reunites with Steven Spielberg for their fourth film, “Bridge of Spies,” a political thriller set during the Cold War. Hanks plays insurance attorney James B. Donovan, who is instrumental in securing the exchange of American military pilot Fr [...]
‘Saving’ Mr. Hanks
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Beloved actor Tom Hanks adopts the persona of another beloved movie icon—Walt Disney—in the whimsical drama “Saving Mr. Banks.” Inspired by true events, “Saving Mr. Banks” tells how the motion picture studio founder convinced P.L. Travers, the very re [...]
Just a Spoonful of Emma Thompson
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Emma Thompson knows how to make an entrance. As the renowned British actress arrives for a press conference in the ballroom of a tony Beverly Hills hotel to promote her new Disney movie “Saving Mr. Banks,” she climbs over the dais to her seat rather t [...]