New on DVD: Tom Hanks embraces his inner curmudgeon in ‘A Man Called Otto’

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The American remake of an Oscar-nominated 2015 Swedish film tops the DVD releases for the week of March 14. “A Man Called Otto”: Tom Hanks enters his grumpy old man era in this dark but hopeful comedy from director Marc Forster about a curmudgeon finding community. “Set in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, ‘A Man Called Otto’ is a story about the loss of human connection in a modernized and rapidly changing world, and the effort it takes to knit a community through the ties that bind: personal ones,” writes Tribune News Service critic Katie Walsh in her review. “It is also a story about the transform…

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