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Friends and family on my Christmas list might just see this disc in their stocking —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

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Tom Hanks

  • Bridge of Spies (2015)

    Hanks reunites with Spielberg on the Bridge of Spies Review by Matt Anderson: Spielberg is in fine form with this story of spies working amid the Cold War.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Hanks, Spielberg reunite for a bit of Cold War espionage

  • Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    Thompson almost saves Review by Robert Denerstein: Thompson almost saves "Mr. Banks"

  • Captain Phillips (2013)

    Saving Captain Phillips Review by Marty Mapes: Harrowing hijacking puts you through the wringer

  • Cloud Atlas (2012)

    Hanks and Berry follow the Cloud Atlas Review by Marty Mapes: Mash-up works best if you don't take it too seriously

    Review by Robert Denerstein: An epic in bite-sized chunks

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Extremely Loud & irritatingly quriky

  • Larry Crowne (2011)

    Roberts wears Hanks' Larry Crowne Review by Robert Denerstein: Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts can't save this comedy from its own blandness

  • Angels & Demons (2009)

    Hanks faces his Angels & Demons Review by Matt Anderson: Rises above standard popcorn fare and serves as grist for lots of post-movie chatter

  • Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

    Roberts guides Charlie Wilson's War Review by Marty Mapes: Offers some pretty good political insight for a 97-minute comedy

  • The Da Vinci Code (2006)

    Tautou and Hanks crack The Da Vinci Code Review by Matt Anderson: The book's a lark. The movie's an albatross.

  • Toy Story (2005)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Toy Story, the first computer-animated feature film, 10 years later is still one of the best.

  • The Terminal (2004)

    Hanks puts up for the night in The Terminal Review by Matt Anderson: Focuses on people, their interactions, and their inherent good

  • The Ladykillers (2004)

    Meet Tom Hanks and his Ladykillers Review by Marty Mapes

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: The supplements don't add much, but the movie is better the second time around

  • Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Review by Matt Anderson: This highflying caper works on many levels

  • Cast Away (2000)

    Tom Hanks gets Cast Away Review by Marty Mapes

  • Toy Story 2 (1999)

    Buzz to the rescue of Toy Story 2 DVD review by Marty Mapes: Easy to forget how good it was. Features are just good enough to justify the purchase price

  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The best film of 1998

  • Splash (1984)

    DVD review by Ryan Hurtig: For a movie made 20 years ago, Splash has aged wonderfully