Tom Hanks and the History We Need to Learn

Reacting to an essay by Mr. Hanks, readers discuss the Tulsa race massacre and other parts of our history, both shameful and inspiring, that are often not taught.

#black-people, #education-k-12, #hanks-tom, #history-academic-subject, #tulsa-race-riot-1921

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Tawny Kitaen, Star of 1980s Music Videos, Dies at 59

Ms. Kitaen gained fame for her carefree spirit and sultry dancing in music videos for bands like Whitesnake and Ratt and her role in the movie “Bachelor Party.”

#bachelor-party-movie, #deaths-obituaries, #hanks-tom, #kitaen-tawny-1961-2021, #mtv-networks, #newport-beach-calif, #pop-and-rock-music, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #whitesnake-music-group

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In Australia, Hollywood Stars Have Found an Escape From Covid. Who’s Jealous?

Dozens of international film productions have been lured to the country, where cases of the coronavirus are few. In turn, actors have found almost paradise.

#australia, #bale-christian, #california, #celebrities, #clooney-george, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #damon-matt, #efron-zac, #elba-idris, #hanks-tom, #marvel-entertainment, #movies, #new-zealand, #politics-and-government, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #television, #theater

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Bruce Springsteen and John Legend to Perform at Biden Inauguration Event

Foo Fighters, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington will also take part in the prime-time television special.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #foo-fighters, #hanks-tom, #inaugurations, #lady-gaga, #legend-john, #longoria-eva, #springsteen-bruce, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-kerry

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Biden’s Inauguration Will Feature Tom Hanks and Others

Inaugurations have long mirrored the nation’s cultural life. Joe Biden’s will feature Tom Hanks, Justin Timberlake and Jon Bon Jovi — remotely, in an age of illness and threats.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #bon-jovi-jon, #capitol-building-washington-dc, #hanks-tom, #inaugurations, #music, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #timberlake-justin, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Chadwick Boseman Holds the Edge for the Best-Actor Oscar

Expect a category where a handful of titanic veterans and an influx of up-and-comers vie to be Boseman’s runner-up.

#academy-awards-oscars, #ahmed-riz, #ben-adir-kingsley, #boseman-chadwick, #cohen-sacha-baron, #hanks-tom, #hopkins-anthony, #lindo-delroy, #movies, #oldman-gary, #stanfield-lakeith, #washington-john-david-1984, #yeun-steven

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Heart and Soul, I Fell in Love With You

How piano lessons — and a middle school friendship — changed my life.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hanks-tom, #king-stephen, #loggia-robert, #music, #pianos, #quarantines, #stand-by-me-movie

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She’s Starring Opposite Tom Hanks. She’d Never Heard of Him.

Helena Zengel is a giggly, chatty 12-year-old, whose movie roles take her into psychological territory that even adults would find tough.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #fingscheidt-nora, #greengrass-paul, #hanks-tom, #news-of-the-world-movie, #system-crasher-movie, #zengel-helena

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‘News of the World’ Review: Tom Hanks Does the Strong, Silent Type

The star can’t help but bring decency to Paul Greengrass’s lean, efficient western set in 1870s Texas.

#greengrass-paul, #hanks-tom, #movies, #news-of-the-world-movie

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The ‘Borat’ Sequel’s 3 Wildest Scenes: Here’s What Happens

Sacha Baron Cohen’s pranks involve political figures like Mike Pence and Rudy Giuliani, as well as one unexpected A-list celebrity.

#amazon-com-inc, #borat-subsequent-moviefilm-movie, #cohen-sacha-baron, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #hanks-tom, #movies, #pence-mike

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Yes, There Will Be an Oscar Season. But What Will It Look Like?

There are few big-budget contenders and the ceremony may be reduced, but the list of nominees could be more diverse than ever.

#boseman-chadwick, #boys-state-movie, #cherry-movie, #da-5-bloods-movie, #davis-viola, #fincher-david, #greengrass-paul, #hanks-tom, #hopkins-anthony, #hudson-jennifer, #king-regina-1971, #lee-spike, #ma-raineys-black-bottom-play, #mank-movie, #mcdormand-frances, #movies, #murphy-ryan, #nomadland-movie, #on-the-rocks-movie, #palm-springs-movie, #pfeiffer-michelle, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #the-french-dispatch-movie, #winslet-kate, #zhao-chloe

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The Celebrity Bookshelf Detective Is Back

We peer over the shoulders of Gwyneth Paltrow, Regina King, Charlamagne tha God, Yo-Yo Ma and others for a glimpse at their reading habits.

#books-and-literature, #charlamagne-tha-god, #hanks-tom, #king-regina-1971, #lupone-patti, #ma-yo-yo, #paltrow-gwyneth, #penn-sean, #powell-colin-l, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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‘Greyhound’ Review: At Sea in World War II, With Tom Hanks in Command

Based on a 1955 novel, the film follows a Navy captain who must shepherd men and ships across the perilous Atlantic Ocean to join the war.

#apple-tv-plus, #greyhound-movie, #hanks-tom, #movies, #schneider-aaron

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2004: ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and a Country at War With Itself

In this moment of polarization and racial justice, our critic looks back at Michael Moore’s smash documentary about the Iraq war and ‘The Notebook.’

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Tom Hanks Hosts a Made-From-Home Edition of ‘S.N.L.’

Larry David, Alec Baldwin and Chris Martin were among the celebrity guests who appeared from their home quarantines in an episode that also paid tribute to Hal Willner.

#baldwin-alec, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #david-larry, #hanks-tom, #saturday-night-live-tv-program, #television, #willner-hal

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Special Episode: The Contagious Kindness of Tom Hanks

We hope listening to this story will help you feel less bad.

#brodesser-akner-taffy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hanks-tom

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Tom Hanks Says He Has Coronavirus

The actor said he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had tested positive while in Australia, where he was set to begin production on a film.

#australia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hanks-tom, #movies, #wilson-rita

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Auch Ehefrau Positiv getestet – Hollywood-Star Tom Hanks infiziert

Corona-Virus: Hollywood-Star Tom Hanks und Frau Rita Wilson infiziert Jetzt hat es den ersten Hollywood-Star getroffen. Der Schauspieler gab bekannt, dass er und Frau Rita am Coronavirus erkrankt sind.
Foto: Monica Almeida / Reuters

#australien, #coronavirus, #fieber, #hanks-tom, #hollywood, #infektionskrankheit, #leute

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