The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - HIGHLIGHTS -

Sleep­less in Seat­tle wri­ter­di­rec­tor Nora Ephron re­fash­ions the con­ge­nial ‘60s TV se­ries into a satire on Hol­ly­wood, with a dash of quaint ro­mance. Will Fer­rell is washed-up ac­tor Jack Wyatt, whose big break comes when he is cast as Dar­rin in a TV re­make of El­iz­a­beth Mont­gomery’s Be­witched. He spots the per­fect Sa­man­tha in the form of Is­abel (Ni­cole Kid­man), whose abil­ity to per­fectly pull off the trade­mark nose twitch scores her the gig. The laughs are few, but the com­men­tary on show­biz is well pitched, and sup­port stars Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine help the flow. ★★★

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