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Forrest Gump (movie)

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  • 'Forrest Gump' is on the (really) big screen

    'Forrest Gump' is on the (really) big screen
     "Forrest Gump" came out 20 years ago and it created something of a sensation. It won the Best Picture Oscar, and Tom Hanks won for Actor in a Leading Role.  That was an amazing year for American movies, and to tell you the truth, I would have preferred...
  • Hollywood's hedgehog mentality threatens its survival

    To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox. Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...
  • Angelina Jolie's next directing job is Richard Leakey drama 'Africa'

    Angelina Jolie's next directing job is Richard Leakey drama 'Africa'
    Angelina Jolie is doubling down on directing and continuing to pursue her overseas interests while doing so: The globe-trotting actress, humanitarian and filmmaker has signed on to helm "Africa," a sweeping drama about the famed paleoanthropologist...
  • Cheryl Boone Isaacs awaits possible second term as academy president

    Cheryl Boone Isaacs awaits possible second term as academy president
    When she was elected the first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last summer, marketing consultant Cheryl Boone Isaacs represented a move toward diversity in the movie industry's most prominent organization. Now, after a...
  • Sally Field to Receive a Star on the Walk of Fame

    Sally field's come a long way, baby. She began as TV's "Gidget" (1965-66). So convinced she wasn't going to get the part, Field attended the audition with her beach bag so she could go swimming afterward. She was Gidget even before she got the role....
  • Tom Hanks sells Old Hollywood-vibe house in Pacific Palisades

    Tom Hanks sells Old Hollywood-vibe house in Pacific Palisades
    Tom Hanks, producer, director and A-list actor, has cast off a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.025 million. The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, has an Old Hollywood ambiance. The interiors feature archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-...
  • 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' is a bold adventure for mainstream TV

    "It's time to get going again." With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...
  • Tom Hanks tries again to cast off Pacific Palisades villa

    Tom Hanks tries again to cast off Pacific Palisades villa
    Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, are trying again to cast off their villa in Pacific Palisades – this time at a reduced price of $4.999 million. They listed it last year at $5.225 million but took it off the market at the holidays. The...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 11 come into focus on movie night

    'American Idol' recap: Top 11 come into focus on movie night
    The Top 11 on "American Idol" tackled songs from the cinema on Wednesday night, and in keeping with the theme, many of the singers seemed to come into artistic focus for the first time. As each stepped forward to sing a song either written for or...
  • Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV

    Hal Douglas was a movie star, but only until the feature film started. Douglas, who was one of the most sought-after voice artists working in film and television, did the narration for so many movie trailers that he could not recall how many he recorded...
  • Orlando Bloom drops house with a past in Hollywood Hills West

     Orlando Bloom drops house with a past in Hollywood Hills West
    Orlando Bloom has sold a house in Hollywood Hills West for $3.9 million. Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping. The Outpost Estates-area ranch...