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How Tom Hanks Invited Oscar-Winning Director to 'Discover' Him When He Was a Teen
When Tom Hanks was a teenager, he was taken with the movie "The Sting," and its Oscar-winning director, George Roy Hill. After seeing the film, Hanks, then an aspiring actor, wrote to Hill, asking for his big break. "Now, right away I know what you are thinking: 'Who is this kid he wrote, according
Rose Bowl never loses its luster
There are few events on the American calendar that transcend time, that hold the same appeal today as they did decades ago. The Miss America pageant, once a cultural icon, has been relegated to cable backwater. The Soap Box Derby is dead, and heavyweight boxing may as well be. The national appetite
Oscar Winner Rita Moreno: 'I'm the Happiest Hispanic I've Ever Met'
Before Jennifer Lopez and Sophia Vergara, there was Rita Moreno. The Hispanic heartthrob from “West Side Story” is one of the few human beings ever to win an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy. And later this month, she will be inducted into...
ABC Viewers Choose Top Film Honors
Cynthia Mcfadden and Tom Bergeron preview winners of ABC's "Best in Film" vote.
Gov. Brewer: 'I Have Made My Decision'
Convicted murderer's son confronts Gov. Jan Brewer on denying father's clemency.
Quickie Celebrity Marriages Are Nothing New
After two weeks of unofficial wedded bliss, comedian Eddie Murphy and film producer Tracey Edmonds became the latest in a long line of celebrities who have called it quits very shortly after getting hitched. Murphy and Edmonds exchanged vows in a nonbinding ceremony in Bora Bora on New Year's Day.
Golf Hall of Fame says 'Shanks' to Bob Hope
With a crooked grin, scooped snoot and rapid-fire delivery, Bob Hope lightened the load for millions, whether in a theater on Broadway, a studio in Hollywood, an aircraft carrier in the Sea of Japan or a foxhole in Korea. Among his favorite playhouses, however, were golf courses, where he honed his
Hollywood's Changing Face of Beauty
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but over the years there have been some beauties that almost all beholders and critics have been able to agree on. Grace Kelly in the 1950s, Cindy Crawford in the 1990s and these days it's Angelina Jolie or perhaps Kate Hudson, People magazine's "Most
Can Coney Island Return to Its Former Glory?
Once upon a time, Coney Island was the place where your childhood fantasies came true. The stretch of beachfront in southernmost Brooklyn -- attached to land and technically not an island -- was known as a world famous resort at the turn of the 20th century. "All of these things that we think of in
Is Tom Cruising Into Hollywood's Age Gap?
The Greater the Age Difference, the Stranger the Love Affair (at Least Sometimes)