A masterful, visual piece of filmmaking art that truly feels like a singular vision. The score by Thomas Newman is fully realized. A true bittersweetness flows throughout the film and inevitable demise of it's characters, one by one in pure poetry.
A true outside the box role and my personal favorite for Hanks playing the schlub, warm hearted father, hitman. His scenes with Newman, another personal favorite performance are incredible and truly the heart of the film.
There are images that stay with me forever. Specifically the staging and editing of the warehouse sequence from the POV of the son. The backlot shot, pouring rain, tommy gun shoot out played in silence while Hanks and Newman square off…