A compelling narrative is somewhere to be found in News Of The World It just never fully exhibits itself. But the comforting image of Tom Hanks in tandem with the delightful cinematography saves the film and still makes it an enjoyable outing.
The great movies are reflective in nature, allowing an audience to explore their own universality through the specificity of the perspective being shared on screen. Lingua Franca is one of those great movies.
With poorly shot action scenes, virtually zero character development, and no interest in indulging in its fantasy premise, Artemis Fowl is a total slog that will displease die-hard fans of the source material and newcomers alike.