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Good, clean entertainment

10 years, 1 month ago at Aug 5 8:14
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"Afrim here is a damn fine screenwriter, as well as accountant and part time receptionist. I said to Afrim "If you can write half as well as you can add..." Well I didn't even have to finish my sentence. Twelve days later he hands me this, this masterpiece."

Fluffy, lazily-constructed Hollywood comedies are all the rage these days, and it's therefore refreshing to behold a genuinely... read more

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11 years, 5 months ago at Apr 25 21:42
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Steve Martin has had his highs and he has had his lows. In recent times they've mostly been lows. His co-star in Bowfinger, Eddie Murphy can be cast in similar terms. A one-time gigantic star that was already beginning to fade when Bowfinger was released. Thankfully, at least for me, Bowfinger bucks that trend.

It works as a comedy on many levels. There are hilarious singular mom... read more

An average movie

8 years, 10 months ago at Nov 23 16:06
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Those last years, I have seen many movies starring Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy and I was honestly rather shocked about the low quality concerning their work, especially dealing with Murphy. Basically, most of their movies were just pretty bad, it is as simple as that. However, when I read that this movie starring the both of them was pretty good, I started to get optimistic. Furthermore, it was... read more
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When grasping director Bobby Bowfinger finally finds the 'perfect' script, he decides to put everything on the line and give it a shot. Gathering a hodge-podge cast and armed with a handful of illegal immigrants, a tiny budget, and stolen equipment Bowfinger lacks just one thing... Hollywood's hottest action star, Kit Ramsey.
Release date: 13 August 1999
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