Celebrities

Tom Hanks' Brother Takes Over For Him All The Time And None Of Us Noticed

Having a sibling is an interesting experience, because everyone seems to deal with it differently. A lot of people get along great with their siblings, while other people have a really hard time finding common ground. However, Tom Hanks, everyone's favorite actor, gets along great with his brother. While that doesn't sound like it should be anything all that notable, the truth is, his relationship with his brother is unlike most other people in the world. Not only do they share a family, but they actually have shared a lot of career moments. Jim Hanks is five years younger than

80s

'Big' Is Celebrating Their 30th Anniversary By Heading Back To Theaters

Big is one of those movies that no matter how ridiculous the plot seems, we all still love it. It is beloved by critics and fans alike, and to this day we all are obsessed with it. The Tom Hanks comedy manages to make a movie about a kid who turned into an adult overnight seem like it's almost realistic. You feel like Josh could be a real guy, and you really want him to find that Zoltar machine. It has been 30 years since the release of the classic movie, and to celebrate the anniversary, it's coming back to

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15 Big Questions We All Can't Help But Wonder When We Watch The Movie 'Big'

I think we can all agree that Big is one of Tom Hanks finest roles. I know, I know, he's won awards and gotten more critical acclaim for a lot of his other movies, but that's not the point here. I know that Cast Away was great and Sully was amazing and Captain Phillips was absolutely breathtaking, but can we talk about Big for a second instead. This movie is an absolute trip. It is actually an Academy Award nominated film, so technically it's on the same level of awesome as those other classics, but this one has a plot

90s

Where Are The Cast Members From 'A League Of Their Own' Now?

A League Of Their Own was one of the most iconic movies of the 90s. I know for me, it would come on TV at least once a month, and every time I would find myself drawn in, watching it even though I probably should have been doing anything else. Between Geena Davis's confident Dotti Hinson, and Tom Hanks's cranky Jimmy Dugan, the movie was irresistible. Every character was well-developed and brought something to the movie, and together they told a story that touched a lot of hearts. It has been over 25 years since A League Of Their Own

90s

There's No Crying In Baseball - And 11 Other Facts About 'A League Of Their Own'

A comedy film about an all-women baseball league in the 1940s isn't your typical recipe for box office gold.But when A League of Their Own landed in theaters in 1992 it quickly became a hit, and today it ranks among the best sports movies of all time.Even if your family has been playing their VHS tape of this movie nonstop since it came out (like mine have) you'll probably be surprised by these 11 facts about the film.1. The extras in the Hall of Fame scene were actual AAGPBL playersColumbia PicturesWhen Dottie is touring the AAGPBL exhibit

Retro

The Craziest Things Movies Have Done To Get The Perfect Shot

Every movie needs a director, and every director has a vision for the movie. While most things can be left to the skills of the actors or the special effects crew, sometimes the perfect shot needs a higher level of creativity. Not all of these were the best idea (in fact some of it may have been abuse) but no one can deny that the directors of these movies were able to do something incredible, with a little bit of ingenuity. Rocky IVQueensland TimesEven though Rocky ends up winning this one, the final fight against Ivan Drago nearly cost Stallone

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Ever Wonder What Happened To These Iconic Movie Props?

Movie magic is when the cast and crew of a studio are able to make an audience believe something extraordinary, using only the bare minimum to achieve the impossible. Some of the most memorable moments in film history have been thanks to a few well-made props that ended up becoming classic tropes in Hollywood. But what happens when their screen time is over and the director yells cut?Here's the weird and tragic endings for those famous pieces of cinema history!The Heart of the Ocean - TitanicThrillistThe incredible jewel that ties together the love triangle is what sparked the

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Here Are 11 Facts About "Turner & Hooch" For You To Slobber Over

They were perhaps the ultimate buddy-cop duo in a time of all-star films. How could you top a rambunctious dog witness to his owners murder, and the tidy detective tracking down the killer. Oh yeah, and who also happens to be Tom Hanks!The pair made for hilarious partners, but there was a lot that went into the making of the movie they brought Hanks closer his co-stars than we ever knew. If you remember your heart aching when we lost "that stupid dog", then this is the list for you!Tough DecisionsContCasting is always the hardest part in starting

90s

7 Meg Ryan Movies That Set Our Expectations For Men Just Way Too High

It seems like in the 90's and early 2000's Meg Ryan popped up in every romantic comedy that made it to the silver screen. Starting her acting career in 1981 in minor roles, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera, As The World Turns in 1982. Continuing to appear in support roles, in the mid-1980s, she achieved her first Golden Globe Nomination in 1989 for When Harry Met Sally. After that, Meg Ryan established herself as one of the most successful actresses of the 90's and early 2000's. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)Grossing over $220 million worldwide, this