Tag Archives: Martin Short

Mumford - * *

Lawrence Kasdan writes and directs Loren Dean as a young psychiatrist named Mumford, who arrives in a town with the same name. A rival psychiatrist (David Paymer) questions his credibility and his identity. Ted Danson, Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Zooey … Continue reading

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A Simple Wish - 1/2*

I don’t know what child, or adult for that matter, would wish for A Simple Wish. This pathetic attempt at a children’s slapstick comedy is a mind-numbing bore. Martin Short stars as Murray, the only male graduate of Fairy Godmother … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks - * * * 1/2*

With Mars Attacks, director Tim Burton has created not only an instant cult hit, but a very offbeat black comedy that parodies martian invasion films, disaster films, and many aspects of our popular culture. It begins in the time-honored disaster … Continue reading

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Father of the Bride, Part II - * *

Sequel to the remake Father of the Bride and remake of the sequel Father’s Little Dividend. Steve Martin is George Banks, a man with a perfect life…that is going to change radically. His daughter (married off in the first film), … Continue reading

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