Tom Hanks faces recession in comedy-drama film ‘A Hologram for the King’

Award-winning actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks stars in “A Hologram for the King” set in recession-ravaged 2010 as an American businessman named Alan Clay adapted from the book of the same title by acclaimed author Dave Eggers. Hanks’ role in the movie is a broke, depressed and freshly divorced man who arrives in Jeddah, SaudiContinue reading “Tom Hanks faces recession in comedy-drama film ‘A Hologram for the King’”

MOVIE REVIEW: A Hologram for the King (2016)

“A Hologram for the King” Review Written and Directed by Tom Tykwer Based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers. Uniting Hanks and Tykwer once again four years after Cloud Atlas, A Hologram for the King comes forth as another attempt at interpreting into film a book brimming with existentialism. The film lack depth and gravitas, but Hanks’ acting andContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: A Hologram for the King (2016)”

Award-winning actor Tom Hanks stars in novel-to-movie dramedy ‘A Hologram for the King’

Adapted from the novel by Dave Eggers, “A Hologram for the King,” starring Tom Hanks is set in a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter’s college tuition, and finally do something great. In A Hologram for the King,Continue reading “Award-winning actor Tom Hanks stars in novel-to-movie dramedy ‘A Hologram for the King’”