Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"A Hologram for the King" is a Royal Flop

Review Summary: They disliked Tom Hanks' performance, which they thought was one of his weakest. Ann still gives it a yellow, but Les thought there were too many storylines for any merit.

Plot: A failed American businessman tries to recoup his losses and close the deal of a lifetime in Saudi Arabia with the help of a beautiful doctor and a taxi driver. Runtime 98 minutes.

Director: Tom Tykwer

Writer: Dave Eggers

Starring: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black and Sarita Choudhury

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