Tag: Tom Hanks

Inferno: Hanks, Howard can’t bring the heat

It’s difficult to imagine a film called “Inferno” would be one to pull its punches. But aside from a few interesting moments early, Ron Howard’s adaptation of the Dan Brown novel by the same name goes out of its way to play it safe. This makes Tom Hanks’ third turn as expert symbologist Robert Langdon a largely flat, uninspiring jaunt around Europe on par … Read More Inferno: Hanks, Howard can’t bring the heat

Sully: Hanks soars once again

​What happens to unlikely heroes after their miraculous deeds? Academy Award winning director Clint Eastwood seeks to answer this complex question with yet another introspective look at a recent American hero following 2014’s spectacular “American Sniper.” In “Sully,” Eastwood examines the “hero on the Hudson,” veteran U.S. Airways pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger as he constantly relives his 208-second flight from LaGuardia Airport which ended … Read More Sully: Hanks soars once again