Posts Tagged ‘Tom Hanks’

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Room on the Bridge for U2

Also hitting screens in October is Room, a kidnapping drama starring Brie Larson, William H. Macy and Joan Allen. Based on Irish writer Emma Donoghue’s thrilling best-seller, Room is about a mother and son kidnapped and stashed away in a room, as they plot their escape, and wait to see if their captor will allowRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Eve Hewston and Tom Hanks
to Star in “Bridge of Spies”

In October, which is when Oscar-buzzed movies really start to hit the screens, two-time Best Actor winner Tom Hanks plays Irish American lawyer James Joseph Donovan in the Steven Spielberg movie Bridge of Spies. (The name of this flick has also changed; it was originally known as St. James Place.) Irish American Amy Ryan andRead more..

Sins of the Fathers:
On the Road to Perdition

The legendary B-movie writer-director Samuel Fuller once told me about a script he had written called The Bag Man. The title character is a bag man for the mob, a functionary whose job is to deliver packages but never to look inside them. One day he makes the fatal mistake of looking inside. He takesRead more..