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Cast away

Blinded by sorrow
Mist surrounds my tearful eyes
If I could only see tomorrow
That would be my prize

What luck to be cast away… 110 more words


#5 Robert Zemeckis - Cast Away

“I’m not sure this is a world I belong in anymore. I’m not sure that I want to wake up.”

~ Gayle Forman, If I Stay… 611 more words


Cast Away....

I know this isn’t exactly a new release film and most of you reading this have probably already seen Cast Away, but I really feel it my duty to write a review of this film before more people say “what the hell, there’s nothing on TV” and decide to watch it for the first time. 481 more words


No Man Is an Island

The best part of writing is that as I contemplate a part of my past, I gain new understanding. Last Sunday I wrote You Raise Me Up… 484 more words

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Tom Hanks in CAST AWAY (2000) - More plausible than "Gilligan," less engrossing than "Survivor"

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

Cast Away is one of those movies whose little epiphanies are better than the sum of its parts. When director Robert Zemeckis and producer-star Tom Hanks aim for profundity at movie’s end, the whole enterprise threatens to flitter away like the feather in their previous collaboration, Forrest Gump (1995). 553 more words


Hoping While "Cast Away"

The year 2000 saw two Oscar nominated films about men who have everything taken from them except their will to live. Most of us remember… 941 more words


Cast Away (2000)


Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the 2000 American adventure film follows the life of Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks), an enthusiastic systems analyst employed by FedEx, who gets stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the sea. 622 more words

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