Tom Hanks

Is “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” the Film Mister Rogers Deserves?

I’ve had a chip on my shoulder about A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood since it first went into production. I was bothered by the thought of anyone playing Fred Rogers (yes, even Tom Hanks) but I was mostly still upset that Won’t You Be My Neighbor (the 2018 Fred Rogers documentary) wasn’t even nominated for the Oscar it deserved to win. I didn’t even like the title of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (too wordy) or its trailer (disingenuous), so I walked into the screening just daring it to prove me wrong. Continue reading →

Mister Rogers

FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” EARLY & FOR FREE

Remember how you bawled all the way through the Mister Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor last year? And then how you squealed and shared all the images of Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers once they were released? So, I know you must be jazzed to see A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, right? How would you like to see it EARLY and FOR FREE? Continue reading →