Tom Hanks’ 10 Best Film Performances to Date

     April 21, 2016

The expression of the anxious, youthful discoverer that so often barely survives underneath the weight of adulthood’s myriad responsibilities and expectations has always been Tom Hanks specialty, and his best work has always shined a light on the wild creatures, whether malevolent, goofy, or vulnerable, that the adult façade is so often asked to mask.


     February 21, 2014

Paul Greengrass has thread the needle with Captain Phillips.  The director has achieved box office successes with his Bourne movies (Supremacy and Ultimatum), but with this film he is able to incorporate his “you are there” faux-documentary approach to a …

Adam Predicts the 2014 Oscar Nominees

     January 14, 2014

Well, folks, the time has finally come.  I’ve been covering this year’s awards season since last fall when we launched our awards column Oscar Beat, and after running through the ups and downs of the season thus far, it’s now …