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"A Hologram For The King"

I disliked this movie, for the same reason I have disliked the award-winning Dave Eggers’ stories. There is not enough universal truth anywhere near them, and they are self-indulgently boring, whining and ego-centric. 392 more words

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING

Globalization is friend and foe in Tom Tykwer’s A Hologram for the King. Tom Hanks stars as a divorced, somewhat disgraced salesman who flies to Saudi Arabia, where he hopes to make a deal that may resuscitate his career, or at least fund his daughter’s college tuition. 101 more words

On The Reel

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING – Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

A romantic comedy-drama based on the novel by Dave Eggers, A Hologram for the King is the latest film from German director Tom Tykwer, the man behind such films as Run Lola Run, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, and part of the ambitious Cloud Atlas. 1,125 more words

Reviews

Movie Review: A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING

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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING (UK/France/Germany USA 2015) ***1/2
Directed by Tom Tykwer… 657 more words

Ongoing Spotlight - April 26, 2016

EVERYBODY WANTS SOME [R] B+

As tends to happen with directors who settle in for the long haul, we get caught up in their most recent works, the themes and current stylistic choices that dominate our attention at the moment, forgetting earlier signature touches. 444 more words

Briefs

Review: A Hologram for the King

1/2

By Christian DiMartino

“And you may ask yourself-Well… How did I get here?”

-Talking Heads, Once in a Lifetime

I open this review with that quote because not only does Tom Hanks recite the opening lyrics to the song within the first minute of the weirdly beautiful  619 more words

A Hologram for the King (book and movie review)

From The Movie Snob.

A Hologram for the King (Book: B) (Movie: C).  I finished reading the novel (by Dave Eggers) yesterday, and today I saw the brand-new movie based on the book.  235 more words

Written By: The Movie Snob