James Milstead’s review published on Letterboxd:
FILOFAX (aka TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS) (15)
D: Arthur Hiller
Warner Bros/Hollywood Pictures/Silver Screen Partners IV (Geoffrey Taylor)
USA 🇺🇸 1990
W: Jill Mazursky & Jeffrey Abrams
DP: David M. Walsh
Ed: William Reynolds
Mus: Stewart Copeland
James Belushi (Jimmy Dworski), Charles Grodin (Spencer Barnes), Mako (Mr. Sakamoto), Hector Elizondo (The Warden)
An escaped convict assumes the identity of an advertising executive after finding his Filofax, living the high life whilst the executive finds that his luck goes the other way.
Trading Places style comedy which doesn't do much besides its central idea. Reasonably entertaining, but it could have been better.