It is Tom Hanks’ birthday today and in celebration Chris has reccomended from his vast appearances on the big screen the film 'Saving Private Ryan'. The 1998 Steven Spielberg film that followed a group of soldiers in WWII on the hunt for the eponymous Private Ryan. It also stars Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Ed Burns, Vin Diesel, Giovani Ribisi and many more. Hanks’ platoon are sent through France to find Damon’s soldier who, having lost several brothers, is being returned to the US. The film was nominated for 11 Oscars and won Spielberg the best director award so well worth a watch!