Posts Tagged ‘tom hanks’

The Post

A good old-fashioned drama very much in the vein of “All the President’s Men” that extols those who risk much for the simple reward of telling the truth.

New to View: April 17

By Bob Bloom The following titles are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, April 17, unless otherwise noted: The Post (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2017, Fox Home Entertainment: Rated: PG-13, language, war violence The lowdown: In these perilous times when journalism is under attack by demagogues who shout “fake news” at the slightest […]

The Post

“The Post” is both rose-colored hagiography and a bracing call to arms about the need to tell the truth about the powerful, now more than ever.

California Typewriter

A warm and affectionate look at the typewriter, those who still cling to it and those who collect them.

Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd star in 1987's "Dragnet," a Universal Pictures release.

Class of 1987: ‘Dragnet’

“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.

New to View: Jan. 24

The latest Dan Brown adaptation, Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" and "The Light Between Oceans" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

New to View: Dec. 20

"Sully," "Storks" and "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.


Like the other Robert Langdon movies, "Inferno" is fast-paced and forgettable, and exists mostly to buttress the careers of Ron Howard, Dan Brown and Tom Hanks.