OUT­CAST OF THE IS­LANDS (1951) GEM, NOON, PG, DRAMA

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Af­ter be­ing branded a crim­i­nal, a trader tries to start a new life at an iso­lated is­land out­post. Ralph Richard­son, Trevor Howard. ★★★✩ Pa­trick Dempsey (above) plays a con­ve­niently wealthy, will­ingly sin­gle play­boy, who sud­denly re­alises he’s in love with his best friend (Michelle Mon­aghan). How­ever, she is en­gaged and has asked him to be her maid of hon­our. It’s es­sen­tially a gen­der-re­versed ver­sion of MyBestFriend’s Wed­ding, only a lot less funny. Dempsey and Mon­aghan’s per­for­mances leave much to be de­sired, while the sup­port­ing cast – notably a gym pest called Tiny Shorts Guy (Kevin Sussman) – is just aw­ful. ★

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