When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will ... See full summary »
David Ogden Stiers
Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the ... See full summary »
Alan J. Pakula
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
Denis Leary plays an unfortunate cat burglar, who is abandonded by his partner in the middle of a heist, and is forced to take an irritating Connecticut couple (Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis) hostage. He soon finds that he took more than he bargained for when the couple's blackmailing son and despicable in-laws step into the picture. Before long they're driving him nuts with their petty bickering and family problems. The only way for him to survive is to be their referee and resolve their differences, before he can be nabbed by the police. Written by
Nick D. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The candle headpieces burn down faster at some times than at others. See more »
Soooo... got any cigarettes?
I don't smoke and Caroline just quit.
Really? Just quit, huh?
[she nods her head yes]
So... where are they?
What do you mean?
Where aaare they, Caroliiiiine?
They're behind the chessboard.
What? You lied to me! You said you were finished!
I said I hadn't finished a cigarette. I take a couple drags, I don't inhale.
[...] See more »
I laughed like hell during this movie. Judy Davis and Kevin Spacey fit their roles perfectly and their first scene, with B.D. Wong, gets the movie off on the right foot. It only gets funnier after that. This is the only movie I can tolerate Denis Leary in; I find him very annoying and smug normally. This movie should be on television every Christmas!
21 of 31 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?