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Tom Hanks Retrospective

In mid-May 2022, I tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Great Buck Howard (2008)

There is something poignant about the central image of The Great Buck Howard: a washed up celebrity who finds the hidden money every night, as if by magic.

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You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Sometimes I wonder about my life.

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The ‘Burbs (1989)

I want to start this review by clearing the air about The ‘Burbs’s ending.

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Greyhound (2020)

Greyhound opens with a lovely little flashback scene.

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Finch (2021)

There is not a single original beat in Finch.

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Elvis (2022)

The King of Rock and Roll deserves better than a film biopic.

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Apollo 13 (1995)

Space is cool.

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Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)

Here’s something out of left-field: A small, indie romantic drama starring baby-faced Tom Hanks — his first ever dramatic role, excluding TV movies.

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Inferno (2016)

The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons aren’t exactly peak popcorn cinema, but they each offer a diverting brand of cheeseball religious conspiracy faux-Sherlock stories.