News of the World

News of the World

Blu-ray Disc - 2021
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Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.
Publisher: [United States] : Universal, 2021
Edition: Widescreen ed
Branch Call Number: BLU-RAY DRAMA NEW 2021
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Apr 26, 2021

Tom Hanks is always amazing!! Helena Zengel does an excellent job as a young girl who has grown up among the Kiowa and regards them as her family. I would have preferred a little less gun fire and more scenes between the two stars, but this film is still terrific!! Kristi & Abby Tabby

Apr 15, 2021

Wasn't to sure of Tom Hanks in a western style movie but it was really good The little girl was an amazing little actress Loved it

debwalker Apr 13, 2021

The new True Grit.

TSCPL_Sherry Apr 13, 2021

I thoroughly enjoyed the book News of the World by Paulette Jiles. The movie stars Tom Hanks. His character, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd reads the news at various towns in Texas. He comes across a young girl who was orphaned and raised by a Kiowa family. The movie details their life as they travel across Texas post-Civil War to the family that she is to live with. The story demonstrates what home is.

Apr 09, 2021

News of the World was a pretty good movie!
Beautiful scenery, good acting and story. They should have left in the deleted scenes and cut the disaster with the wagon! That was pathetic and did nothing for the story.
It was interesting how the captain would read stories to folks. 3 Stars 🌟 🌟🌟

Apr 07, 2021

This movie was SO good, I did something I've never done before. I watched all the deleted scenes. At least two of them, should have been left in the movie. And I even watched all the comments by the director, stars, etc. A masterpiece SO well done.

Apr 02, 2021

What is not to like? A good man abiding by his own high moral standards in the face of opposing winds. Few can play this role as well as Tom Hanks. Good acting all around. Recommended.

Mar 27, 2021

Great book. I recommend reading it before seeing the movie because it is so well-written. Seeing a movie after reading a book can be risky because the movie is usually not the same quality as the book. I'm glad I saw this; strong acting and the story made it worth seeing.

Mar 20, 2021

Good movie. Interesting plot points we've never seen in a western.


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