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John Byrne

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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 8:29am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Tom Hanks has found someone else he neither looks nor sounds like.

The trailer feels like an SNL sketch that forgot to be funny.

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Ronald Joseph
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 9:15am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I think someone like Steve Carrell might've been a better choice. Or maybe David Strathairn, though me may be too old now.
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Brian Rhodes
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 9:39am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

When it was announced this was being made, I thought Jim Parsons would have been a good choice. 
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John Byrne

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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 9:54am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

That’s not bad!
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Ronald Joseph
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 11:17am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I thought Jim Parsons would have been a good choice. 

Oh, hell yeah. Damn, that's good.
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Brian Miller
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 11:47am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Hollywood misses again! Parsons would’ve been great. 
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Kevin Corcoran
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 2:41pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Reading the Esquire article that was the source material for the movie was a moving experience for me. Watching Tom Hanks don the sweater and slipping on the shoes created far less an emotional reaction for me than the trailer for "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" which is a documentary I'm keen to see.

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Brian Miller
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 5:43pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR is totally fantastic from first frame to last. 
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Mark Waldman
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Posted: 22 July 2019 at 7:33pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Much like there's no need for the Lion King CGI reboot, there's no need for this after the wonderful documentary on Fred Rogers last year.
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