I think I've understood why people love it so. This New Age conspiracy stuff is addictive. What a pity none of it is true.
But take away the excitement of the ideas, and its a dull ride.
There's no chemistry between Hanks and Tatou. Instead they conduct a seminar on the run.
Almost anyone would have been better in this role than Hanks. What a pity Cary Grant was unavailable.
The energy picks up when Ian McKellen is on screen and subsides when he leaves.