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The following are the new characters presented in "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes"

 New characters in the movie "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" This month 20th Century Studios brings back the story of one of its popular franchises in the film "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes." The film continues the story of the "Planet of the Apes" trilogy about how a virus can make a species of apes develop and eventually dominate the world. Set decades after Caesar's reign, "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" will introduce new characters and stories at a time when humans live in the shadows and the ape species must confront a tyrannical leader who seeks to build a new kingdom. The following are the new characters presented in "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" according to Disney Indonesia's press release on Thursday (2/5). Noa (Owen Teague) Noa is a young ape from the Eagle clan who must fight to overthrow the tyrannical leader who controls the ape species. Noa, who was previously forbidden to learn about the outsi

'A Man Called Otto' Review, Tom Hanks Plays Furious Florid

In “A Man Called Otto,” Tom Hanks plays one of those loners who never misses an opportunity to vent his spleen. Giving everyone a hard time is what gets him through the day; You might call it his hobby.

Reporting from Variety, Friday (30/12/2022), from Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” to Alan Arkin in “Little Miss Sunshine”, we have seen people like this many times before.

But with the right actors and the right script, it's a formula for yocks (and for gently rediscovered humanity) that never leaves the audience bored – and Hanks, make no mistake, is the perfect actor for this role.

Over the years, when he was America's top film star, Hanks was routinely portrayed as our very own James Stewart, the gentleman-next-door soul, but going back to his earliest appearances in films like “Bachelor Party” Hanks always had an edge to him. That's why his kindness never cloying. (James Stewart has an edge too. All the big stars do too.)

The opening scene of "A Man Called Otto" is promising, as Hanks' Otto Anderson, a recently retired widower in his 60s, tries to buy a string at a chain hardware store, only to find that the store's bureaucratic pricing protocol prevails. Don't let him pay for exactly five feet of rope he wants to buy. He had to pay for six feet.

It completely unhooked him, not because he was so cheap, but because it was a kind of innate consumer exploitation that, for him, was a bigger standard deduction.

Hanks' fragrant phs with irresistible self-righteous logic, and clueless responses from the store's millennial clerks, who do everything they can to accommodate his tantrums, is the icing on the stupid cake. The secret weapon of scenes like this was that even though Otto overreacted like a jerk, in his narrow and sharp way he was right. This should bother people, a bit, that a company designed it so you can't just buy a five-foot rope.

If “A Man Called Otto” had followed through on the premise of that scene, it's probably a better film — funnier, more biting, less formulaic — than the raucous tear-jerker. Imagine Hanks' character stuck in a bad mood, but most of his complaining is funny because it carries overtones of scathing truth. Sounds like crowd pleaser.

But David Magee, who wrote the script for “A Man Called Otto” (inspired by the 2015 Swedish film “A Man Called Ove”), and Marc Forster, who directed it, are not thinking anything funny. The film begins with roots in the real world but devolves into a soft-headed “redemption” fairy tale.

Everything was up a notch; even the potentially frenetic scene of Otto harassing a hospital clown wilts in the clown's overreaction via telegram. The film tries hard to be a crowd-pleaser, in a reach-for-synthetic, sitcom-meets-Hallmark, that will likely end up pleasing very little. That is the definition of film that Tom Hanks deserves.

Otto, in case you were wondering, planned to use the five-foot rope to kill himself. He is still recovering from the recent death of his wife, and he intends to hang himself in his living room (from the hole he punched into the ceiling – failed plan or what?). I've never been crazy about failed suicide comedies, going back to the “Harold and Maude” prelude sequence (sorry, not that calculated 70s quirkfest fan).

The reason is not that I think it's super embarrassing but actually, beneath the surface, it's quite sentimental. The joke is always the same: that suicide fails because the person… really wants to live. In this case, the idea that Hanks' Otto has given up on life is a conceit that audiences can barely buy.

Otto occupies a condo in the row house development of the serene blue prefab he has lived in since he married Sonya (Rachel Keller), the true love he first saw on a Philadelphia train platform – she dropped his book! He took it and chased it! Get to the other side of the platform! – when he was young.

The film is strung with flashbacks to their relationship, and they build on the potentially effective stunt of Truman Hanks, Hanks' 27-year-old son, as the younger Otto, who comes to Philly to enlist in the military, which turns out to be a mission. destroyed. Hanks' acerbic actor son Colin can often seem like an old chip, but Truman Hanks looks cuter, gentler, and more docile than his father.

In almost any movie you have to squint to buy it as young Tom Hanks, but in this one, where we have to believe that this angelic nerd developed into a sharp-tongued disgruntled disgruntled man, it's too much of a shock.

A Man Called Otto” builds on the Lame Screenwriting 101 toolset which is enough to fill a trilogy of old-school award-feed films. There was a natural disaster that befell Otto and Sonya. There is a long smoldering estrangement between Otto and his friends and neighbors (Peter Lawson Jones and Juanita Jennings).

And, of course, there's the conceit that drives the film: Marisol (Mariana Treviño), Otto's new neighbor, asks him for a favor, and she begins to help him so much that she's practically a member of the honorary family.

The following are films currently showing online in Cinemas

Those are recommendations for cinema films showing on New Year's Eve. Enjoy watching.