A Hologram for the King

Tom Hanks is an acting legend and at this stage in his career, can pick or reject any projects he likes, one would assume, so how he ended up in this film is a little bit of a mystery…until you check out that it’s directed by Tom Tykwer, who also directed Hanks in Cloud Atlas. The story of a failed businessman who travels to Saudi Arabia to attempt to sell his idea to a wealthy King, it feels somewhat cheesy and the type of story that could either have some real emotion or come across as a complete cliché. Personally my reaction is genuinely to wonder what the hell this is or why it has come about but as always judge for yourselves:

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