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Forrest Gump is a 1986 novel by Winston Groom. The title charac...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
Forrest Gump is a 1986 novel by Winston Groom. The title character retells adventures ranging from shrimp boating and ping pong championships, to thinking about his childhood love, as he bumbles his way through American history, with everything from the Vietnam War to college football becoming part of the story.
forrest gump (novel)

Book examines local TV's first decade

Danville Commercial News - 17 Mar 2018
A 1954 21-inch Westinghouse console cost $250. The books' chapters are divided by cities and the stations, including WDAN-TV, Channel 24, in Danville, and its first broadcast day in 1953. There are several old photos of people involved with the station ...
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Review: Maupin's new memoir recalls seductions of Charleston

Charleston Post Courier - 18 Mar 2018
How he solved those issues, and managed to entertain millions of Americans and to cross paths, Forrest Gump-like, with an astonishing number of American icons is the core of this story. He tells it well, with humor and pathos, and with a seemingly ...
forrest gump (novel)

An intriguing tale of time, family secrets and Romania.

San Antonio Express-News - 22 Feb 2018
Those who enjoy the “Forrest Gump” style of story-telling may well relish the backdrop of this novel — the history of Romania under the government of Nicolae Ceaușescu. We meet the Ivan family in the late 1960s, as Ceaușescu becomes the head of state ...
forrest gump (novel)

Oscars: Predicting Next Year's Competitors

Variety - 07 Mar 2018
Zemeckis has mostly been ignored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since winning the director Oscar for “Forrest Gump” in 1995, but his next project, “The Women of Marwen,” seems tailor-made to appeal to voters. The film follows a ...
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Tom Hanks starts work on 'Greyhound' film in Baton Rouge - 10 Mar 2018
"In the early days of WWII, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by captain Ernest Krause in his first command of a U.S. destroyer, crosses the treacherous North Atlantic while hotly pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats," a news release ...
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The Autumn of the Oscars

New York Times - 07 Mar 2018
(That reliable right-wing favorite “Braveheart” won in the year I cited earlier, and the prior year's undeserving but entertaining winner, “Forrest Gump,” wore a Reaganite conservatism on its simpleton hero's sleeve.) This tempering still happens in ...
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Getting to know yourself

Xenia Gazette - 08 Mar 2018
I've said it before, life is not, as Forrest Gump told us, like a box of chocolates, but more a pile of LEGO. Each piece snaps on as we encounter it and the picture of ourselves changes as time goes on. The problem is that some people think we are the ...
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Oscars: The five worst movies to be named Best Picture - 02 Mar 2018
Whether you're team Three Billboards or camp Shape of Water (or even a Get Out obsessive), Monday's Best Picture announcement will no doubt have an extreme effect on your mood. While nothing will probably ever compare to last year's crazy mix-up (when ...
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We rank all the best picture winners since 2000, best to worst

WGNO - 01 Mar 2018
Then, there's the cautious nature of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members, who tend to favor safe or somber films over comedies, genre movies and anything edgy (see “My Fair Lady” over “Dr. Strangelove,” “Forrest Gump” over “Pulp Fiction ...
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A ranking of all the Best Picture winners since 2000

FOX 61 - 04 Mar 2018
First, there's the subjective nature of evaluating art, which usually comes down not to scientific criteria but to personal tastes. Then, there's the cautious nature of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members, who tend to favor safe or somber ...
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Denis Villeneuve reveals his plans to make Dune into two films

HeyUGuys - 12 Mar 2018
Villeneuve has obviously taken on board the length of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel in his prep for the adaptation and the need to do justice to the writer's classic work. Villeneuve went on to say that the filmmaking process wouldn't be a quick ride ...
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From Casablanca to Lady Bird it's always been #OscarsSoPolitical

HeraldScotland - 04 Mar 2018
Forrest Gump tops several lists for best conservative film – though this may not have been its makers' intentions. Many saw in the Clinton-era hit a celebration of a return to American family values and an attack on the counterculture. Newt Gingrich ...
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MAG The Weekly (press release) (blog) - 12 Mar 2018
Crossing the key landmark of Times Square is the 57-storey skyscraper that tops the E-Walk complex at 42nd Street. Here, I would enjoy a pleasurable walk around the attractions like Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. One afternoon, I stopped at one of the ...

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