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forrest gump (novel)

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)

11 adaptations that are wildly different from their books (blog) - 06 Sep 2017
It's hard to keep a dry eye when Jenny (Robin Wright) succumbs to her illness, leaving Forrest to raise their son on his own. In the book, she not only survives, but marries another man and has his child. On film, Gump is a decent and honest character ...
forrest gump (novel)

Groveland man's father inspired a book and possibly a movie

Union Democrat - 25 Aug 2017
There are so many serendipitous moments in both Pino Lella's life, in Mark Sullivan's introduction to the story, in Michael Lella's involvement that it becomes easy to say this was a Forrest Gump story, a story in which an implausible character is just ...
forrest gump (novel)

'Black Kite': Film Review | TIFF 2017

Hollywood Reporter - 10 Sep 2017
By filtering five decades of history through the eyes of a single protagonist, a devoted kite-flyer from a troubled family, Black Kite inevitably invites comparison with Khaled Hosseini's hugely successful 2003 novel The Kite Runner, which sold over 30 ...
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Martin Scorsese Will Produce a Joker Origin Movie, and More News

Rotten Tomatoes - 26 Aug 2017
Martin Scorsese will be producing his first comic book movie ever, with an origin story about the character to be directed by Todd Phillips, best known for The Hangover trilogy. The Joker origin movie also won't be set in the DCEU (and he won't be ...
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SNL imagines Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump at the bus stop

Washington Post - 05 Mar 2017
“Saturday Night Live” took a departure with its cold open this week, taking us out of the Trump White House — and into the universe of the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump.” Instead of Tom Hanks, it was Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Kate McKinnon) at the ...
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Forrest Gump writer pens new 'El Paso' tale

Houston Chronicle - 20 Oct 2016
In a novel published three decades ago, his made-up protagonist interacts with actual people at crucial moments in recent American history. Movie director Robert Zemeckis and his star, Tom Hanks, turned Groom's "Forrest Gump" into a movie that won six ...
forrest gump (novel)

Tom Hanks to publish first book, Uncommon Type: Some Stories

The Guardian - 21 Feb 2017
Some first books struggle for attention, but this is unlikely to be the case with Tom Hanks's debut, Uncommon Type: Some Stories. Due in October, the first collection from the Oscar-winning star of international box-office hits such as Forrest Gump ...
forrest gump (novel)

An Arsonist and His Femme Fatale Fiancée in 'American Fire'

New York Times - 12 Jul 2017
The author introduces so many characters in her opening chapters that it feels like she's emptying a tube of pickup sticks onto your head, and she offers enough dime-store aperçus in her closing chapters to make you hear them in the voice of Forrest ...
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'Forrest Gump': THR's 1994 Review

Hollywood Reporter - 06 Jul 2017
On July 6, 1994, Paramount unveiled Robert Zemeckis' Forrest Gump in theaters. The Tom Hanks satire would go on to win six Oscars at the 67th Academy Awards, including best picture. The Hollywood Reporter's original review is below: Forrest Gump is not ...

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