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Old 08-08-2016, 03:28 PM
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Aaron has reviewed 'A Hologram for the King'. He says this is a surprising film that flew in under the radar, despite the presence of Tom Hanks. Recommended. Here's why...

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Any idea why this bombed? Aaron's review makes it sound like a heartwarming, refreshing, uplifting movie. I want to see it.
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Maybe because Hanks has a look on the cover that says "I'll sell the king a hologram and pick up the Oscar on the way home".
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Any idea why this bombed? Aaron's review makes it sound like a heartwarming, refreshing, uplifting movie. I want to see it.
Bad marketing + limited release. It's widest release was only 523 theaters.
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Bad marketing + limited release. It's widest release was only 523 theaters.
Too bad, actually. I'll check it out once I have the chance.
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Bad marketing + limited release. It's widest release was only 523 theaters.
Bad title, also.
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This sounds like a movie for people who like to watch Tom Hanks act.

I'm not saying that is a bad thing per se. It's like, 'Tree of Life' was a movie for people who want to watch Malik direct.
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