Cinema: Bad Neighbors

THE 'BURBS Directed by Joe Dante

Screenplay by Dana Olsen

Here it is, folks: the movie that hates its own audience. In mall-town America, a modest queue forms at the local Googolplex to see a new comedy starring Tom Hanks, exemplary nice guy. This time, the overgrown kid from Big is playing Ray Peterson, an amiable businessman whose idea of an O.K. vacation is to hang around his pleasant home in numbingly normal Hinckley Hills and be lazy. Let his wife (Carrie Fisher) and son go to their lakeside cottage; he'll just veg out, watch TV and keep an eye on...

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