John Wayne and James Stewart star in this magnificent film by John Ford which feels somewhat like an a typical western - not much action, politics - but a great one at that. It's about the road to the end of the real rugged west, where the railroads bring more civilization to the wide open spaces, and the west isn't fully ready for that kind of change. Wayne and Stewart embody the difference and make for a great onscreen pairing…
Jack Lemmon is George Kellerman and he has an important business meeting in New York, but he and his wife (played by Sandy Dennis) run in to all sorts of misery on their ill fated trip to the Big Apple.
What I loved about The Out-of-Towners is the fact that even though it is a comedy and it ís funny, it doesn't go out of its way to try to be funny (if that makes any sense). It never reduces…
Rarely have I been so bored by so much noise. Rarely have good actors been so shamefully underused.
I went into this with zero baggage, never having seen the Verhoeven original, but this soulless mess did nothing to engage me. Okay, the talkshow Sam Jackson was amusing, but even his incessant hammering on this film's not so subtle way of conveying its' message got tiring. Gary Oldman is wasted in a role that could've been interesting but fails, and the…