Tom Hanks Shines as Troubled Father Figure in ‘Finch’
By Ben Hiett
I wasn’t expecting much out of “Finch,” a small-scale sci-fi movie quietly released on Apple TV+ last weekend. True, it did star American acting legend Tom Hanks in the titular role, and, based on promotional footage, the practical and CG effects for his robot companion looked convincingly realistic.
Still, none of what I saw looked unfamiliar. Moviegoers have seen the “post-apocalyptic world ravaged by some major disaster” story told time and time again in films such ...
Movie Review: ‘Sully’
Twin trails of smoke spew from the engines of a packed passenger plane. Skyscrapers below grow in size as the shore ahead comes closer. The crippled craft banks down toward the frigid water as an announcement from the cockpit comes over the intercom — brace for impact.
The landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson in 2009 has been deemed the "Miracle on the Hudson," but in “Sully,” directed by Clint Eastwood, this miracle was carried out through the hands of a man, Captain ...