I usually do not like Steve Martin flicks, but this one is a masterpiece. Directed by Frank Oz (Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsWhat About Bob?, The Score), it’s one of the few movies that feature almost non-stop laughs. It’s that good. And if you want something deeper, you don’t have to look long: Scientology, New-Age spiritualism, exploitation, deceits, realities of making a movie and so on and so on. Bowfinger is a spoof movie, so you can expect a lot of situational comedy, old school situational comedy that you don’t see often nowadays. Now is everyone going over the top and not paying enough attention to camera angles and other important elements. High-powered execs, young girls searching for fame and glory, hot studs with only one thing on their minds are typical players in this game of movies, and they all added their special flavor, both to the Bowfinger and their movie Chubby Rain. bowfinger

Small time director and producer comes across a script that he thinks will be a success. The lack of money prevents him to get the hottest action star in Hollywood Kit Ramsey but that does not prevent him to shoot the movie with him. He will try to shoot this movie with no money and will he succeed it is up to you to find out. When I saw the part where he gets his camera and sound crew I literally could not bread, it was so funny. Along with cheesy name of the flick Chubby Rain everything else seems like a tribute to the B science fiction flicks of the seventies and eighties. Enjoy in this masterpiece.

Director: Frank Oz

Cast: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski, Jamie Kennedy, Adam Alexi-Malle

Fun Stuff: Based on a real incident in 1927. A Russian filmmaker covertly shot footage of the vacationing Mary Pickford, and fashioned an entire film around the footage, creating the illusion that Pickford was actually starring in this Russian film.

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IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0131325/

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