In Joel and Ethan Coen’s mad-as-a-hatter remake, Tom Hanks, sounding like a Southern gothic William F. Buckley Jr., draws on his caustic streak to play a creamily verbose mastermind. The laughs don’t always hit, but the heist plot meshes shrewdly with the Coens’ clockwork style.
Genre: Comedy, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Tom Hanks, Greg Grunberg, Ryan Hurst, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons, Marlon Wayans; Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Author: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Release Date Wide: 03/26/2004; Runtime (in minutes): 104; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Touchstone Pictures
Posted April 9 2004 — 12:00 AM EDT
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