A Hologram for the King

Show Times:

Fri 4/29 thru Wed 5/4, 5:00pm & 7:30pm daily

Rated: R
Running Time: 98 minutes

Cultures clash as Tom Hanks stars as a tech salesman trying to sell a holographic teleconferencing system to a Saudi king in this screen adaptation of Dave Eggers‘ absurdist novel that casts a jaundiced eye on both the not-so-magic kingdom and the abuses of technology.—Peter Biskind

It takes an actor with the finesse of Tom Hanks to turn a story of confusion, perplexity, frustration and panic into an agreeably uncomfortable comedy.”—Stephen Holden, NY Times

“It’s that rare fish-out-of-water story in which the fish miraculously manages to stop needing water, and learns to crave air instead.”—Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“It’s true that not much happens–except cinema at its finest.”—Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch