Cinema: Double The Pleasure

TWINS Directed by Ivan Reitman; Screenplay by William Davies, William Osborne, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod

First thought, on looking at the billboard: nice idea; angry, bustling little Danny DeVito and cool, self-ironical, hulking Arnold Schwarzenegger as twins. Should be funny.

Second thought, at the box office: hope they don't screw it up.

For if recent movie history teaches anything, it is that the higher the comedy concept -- that is to say, the simpler it is to grasp -- the harder people seem to work at trying to lower it. If the project is one of those rare ones that have...

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