Film Review: Ford Every Stream! On-Air Review of ‘News of the World’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on December 24th, 2020, reviewing the new film “News of the World,” which opened on Christmas Day and is now in theaters. Oscarman rating: 3.0/5.0
Rating: 3.0/5.0

Tom Hanks is Captain Jefferson Kidd, a civil war veteran from San Antonio who travels through Texas and beyond making his living “reading the news” for an admission price in the towns along the way. He encounters a child (Helena Zengel) in his journeys, an orphan whose parents were killed by Native Americans and was raised by the tribe, only to have them slaughtered by U.S. soldiers. As no one wants to claim her, the Captain has to deliver her to a distant aunt and uncle, and the pair have several adventurous encounters along the way.

“News of the World” is in theaters now. Featuring Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Ray McKinnon, Mare Winningham and Elizabeth Marvel. Screenplay adapted by Paul Greengrass and Luke Davies. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Rated “PG-13”

StarClick here for Patrick McDonald’s full on-air review of “News of the World”

News of the World
Photo credit: Universal Studios

StarClick here for Patrick McDonald’s full on-air review of “News of the World”

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