Tom Hanks saddles up, in a new movie that’s familiar, but also heartwarming. Rick Brough has the low-down, for this week’s Friday Film Review.
Tom Hanks hasn’t played a Western character before. (We’re not counting Sheriff Woody.)
But despite the historic setting, “News of the World” is another tale with Hanks as a hero, in his modest, unassuming way, holding out for decency and civilization.