actor, Tom Hanks, said on Leno that he was going to play a foreigner, I
thought this I have to see.
Hanks pulls it off and
respect for this man's venturing talent continues to grow as he can
convince everyone that he truly is from a fictitious country from the
When you add Catherine
Zeta-Jones, her scenes with Hanks are great! She can get teary-eyed
on cue and sincerely mean it. She's genuine. She's a great
There are many funny
scenes, including the man from India, especially the dinner scene, where
entertainment is an "exciting juggling" of plates. Hanks
mentioned on Leno the entertaining skill of this "plate man" and
now we know what he meant.
Also, Stanley Tucci,
who plays the terminal boss, does a great job of being an "uptight
character" and he also shows this excellently in the feel-good movie, Maid in Manhattan, where his scenes with another one of today's
great actors, Ralph Fiennes, are fun to watch.