SPECIAL: The 25 Best Tom Hanks Movies

Image: DreamWorks Distribution

Image: DreamWorks Distribution

Chris Luckett

There are few actors as beloved as Tom Hanks. Long before social media quantitatively measured the “real-life” personalities for their fans, Hanks was widely known for his jovial demeanour and Genuine Nice Guy status.

Some movie stars over the last half-century have had a spotty record for quality movies, but the ones that foster long careers become savvy enough to mostly make above-average pictures. In his 36-year career, Hanks has become one of the best at it — in no small part because of what a powerful actor the Bosom Buddy became over the years.

While digesting his latest picture, The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons sequel Inferno, consider these 25 pictures that made him the beloved star he is today.

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IN MEMORIAM: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Legacy

Photo: George Biard

Photo: George Biard

R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014


Chris Luckett

Much has already been written about Philip Seymour Hoffman since word of his death spread yesterday, and even more will be written about him in the coming weeks. He was that rare actor who you sympathized with as a protagonist and gleefully relished as a villain.

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