Throwback: The Borrowers (1997)

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The Borrowers is a 1997 British–American fantasy comedy film based on the children’s novel of the same name by author Mary Norton. The film follows a family of four inch tall tiny people , called Borrowers, who live among normal sized human beings. Its directed by Peter Hewitt and it starring John Goodman, Jim Broadbent and Mark Williams. Continue reading

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Throwback: In Good Company (2004)

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In Good Company is a romantic comedy about a middle aged executive who gets demoted and is stuck with a man half his age as his new boss. To make things worse, his boss dates his eldest daughter. The film stars Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace and Scarlett Johansson. It is directed by Paul Weitz. Continue reading

Throwback: Holy Man (1998)

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‘What’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ were the three words that came to mind after watching this movie. WHAT did I just watch? WHY would someone make such a movie and HOW was it able to make it to cinema.  This movie is just a big ball of failure, from the acting to the cinematography, the story to the locations. The interesting thing about this is that the film has great people involved. Such as actors Eddie Murphy and Jeff Goldblum. It even has screenwriter Tom Schulman best known for his screenplay for Dead Poet Society which won the Best Screen Play Academy Award in 1989. How then was it able to be such a failure? Continue reading