I expected this to be lame-but-funny in a "Kate and Leopald" kind of way, but instead it was a still-smoking trainwreck in a "Fools Gold" kind of way. Fans of William Goldman know his mantra about how a bad film can result from a good script, but McConaughey films are starting to show that a terrible script can be made into unwatchable crap if enough miscast people are thrown in. Hollywood obviously loves Dickens since (1) he's classic, (2) he's dead, … more
Imagine a unique blend of A Christmas Carol and Hugh Hefner after eating way too much pizza with the works too late at night and his resulting nightmares and you have an idea of the plot line in Ghosts. McConaughy plays his usual character -- confident, sarcastic, intense and charming. Garner plays the girl-next-door all grown up. If you are a fan of both or either, the movie may charm you. And charming it is with clever enough writing and characterization. … more
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