Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.
Out in California's San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a normal life. At the same time, across town, Jack Wyatt, a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved situation comedy Bewitched (1964), re-conceived as a starring vehicle for him in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha on Bewitched (1964). He becomes convinced she could play Samantha in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they're both right, but in ways neither of them ever imagined.Written by
Sujit R. Varma
When Aunt Clara drops into the fireplace, a big puff of soot flies all around, however in the next shot no soot shows up on the white fireplace or on the white carpet as Aunt Clara walks to a chair. See more »
[Outside a house at which Isabel has just landed and made available for rent, furnished, with an open house today]
I'll take it.
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Twice this year have I seen a Will Ferrell movie with high expectations, and twice have I been let down. Again the hype machine has triumphed, most of the funny is already in the preview, and thats about all I have to say. Will is OK, he gets to ad lib every so often (always comedic gold), but Nicole Kidman's performance is almost painful, she should maybe think about not signing on for the first movie she hears about as soon as she finishes one, maybe take a summer off (God knows she has a enough money to buy a moderately sized country).
Hopefully Mr. Ferrell doesn't disappoint in Wedding Crashers
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