The Big Tom Hanks Film
Tom Hanks is one of the best actors of his generation. He has been nominated for a plethora of awards, and won two Oscars in his career. He began his acting career with a series of comedies, including Splash and Philadelphia, but soon moved into dramatic roles as well.
He starred in the 1988 fantasy comedy-drama Big, which earned him his first Oscar nomination. His performance in Big established him as a star and made him a major box-office draw.
Hanks is a versatile actor who can play both comedy and drama with ease, and the range in his work makes him one of the most sought-after movie stars. He has an ability to make the audience feel as if they are experiencing his character’s world from his point of view, and this is a hallmark of his career.
In many ways, Hanks’ best work has been the grittier and more complex parts he plays. The character of Colonel Miller in Saving Private Ryan is one such role; it allowed Hanks to take on large speeches, while also letting him explore subtle nuances.
Another role that allowed Hanks to flex his sensitivity was his portrayal of a homosexual lawyer who is fired from his high-paying law firm because of his AIDS diagnosis in the 1993 film Philadelphia. This was a hugely controversial role and Hanks did extensive research, including interviewing AIDs patients and gay men.
The characterization of the character was crucial to Hanks’ success in this film, as he was able to convey the depth of emotion and the sense of betrayal that his character experienced. The fact that the script didn’t have a lot of dialogue meant Hanks could fully immerse himself in his character’s world.
It took Hanks some time to develop his performance as Miller, but he eventually found a way to capture the character’s emotions with precision and honesty. He was able to do so by using the technique of method acting, where Hanks would spend days and even weeks observing a character in order to understand their motivations.
Ultimately, Hanks was able to create a very memorable performance as Miller, a character that would help him transition to dramatic acting. In this role, Hanks was able to show both his ability to be firm and his sensitivity to the emotional needs of his soldiers.
While Hanks has a knack for portraying a wide variety of characters, it was his character in this film that shaped him into the man we know and love today. He was able to do so because of his ability to portray different emotions and to deliver them with conviction.
While the humour in this film isn’t as strong as it was when it first came out, it’s still a good movie that I think most fans will enjoy. The story is sweet, the acting is solid and Hanks’ character has some very believable moments. If you haven’t seen this movie, I strongly recommend that you do so.