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    Tom Hanks in Talks to Play Colonel Tom Parker in Elvis Biopic

    Playing real life characters has been a focus for Tom Hanks lately. Later this year he’ll be seen as Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which is just the latest person he’s portrayed. Walt Disney in “Saving Mr. Banks” and Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger in “Sully” are other recent examples of this. Hanks […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The King’ Makes Elvis A Metaphor For America

    About 40 minutes into the documentary “The King,” filmmaker Eugene Jarecki is asked what he’s doing with this film. He’s even asked if he knows what the point of the doc is. When he asks the man who posits the question what he thinks, he perfectly sums it up. He’s looking at the rise and […] More