A self-aware window into hero worship.
A journalist and a famous writer – both of them young, insecure men still trying to make their literary reputations – spend five days together, talking incessantly, arguing and forging a kind of wary understanding. The year is 1996 and the...
Classic shipwreck satire shrinks in the wash.
In the determinedly adolescent Gulliver’s Travels, the central conceit is that Jack Black’s titular everyman is rendered a giant when he finds himself in a land populated by tiny people. The portly comic towers above them, and the populace look...