Tag Archives: Steve Martin

Bowfinger - * * * 1/2*

There’s nothing Hollywood likes better than taking a fawningly humorous look at the art of moviemaking. (Well, maybe they like making cheap sequels better, but I’m sure this comes a close second!) Bowfinger is one such comedy, following a desperate … Continue reading

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The Out-of-Towners - * *

If it worked once before, why not try it again? That seems to be the motto behind the new comedy, The Out-of-Towners. Not only is it reuniting Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn (who worked wonderfully in Housesitter), but the project … Continue reading

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The Spanish Prisoner - * * * 1/2*

Don’t look for a Spanish prisoner in David Mamet’s new film, The Spanish Prisoner. There isn’t one…but, that’s the point. In this intricate thriller, nothing is quite as it seems…or is it? Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) thinks he’s on the … Continue reading

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Sgt. Bilko - * *

Timid remake of the Phil Silvers Show. Steve Martin is Sgt. Ernie Bilko, a con man who runs his own private paradise on Fort Bragg. A compulsive gambler and schemer, he never passes a chance to make a buck, and … 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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