TIFF 2019 Movie Review: Tom Hanks makes A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood a Place We’d All Like to Call Home
By Andrea Thompson
The fact that the biographical drama A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood exists shows just how hungry we are for what the man at its center represented. Fred Rogers, or Mr. Rogers, as the public knew him, radiated kindness and understanding, making him and the show that made him famous, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, a beloved staple for generations of viewers. A Beautiful Day not only has to live up to his legacy, but the documentary that was released to much acclaim barely a year ago, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?