frank oz

Notebook Reviews: THE SCORE

Frank Oz – 2001 The Score sees a great cast heading-up an old-fashioned caper film from director Frank Oz. Young upstart Edward Norton steals the honours from acting greats Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando.  A slick and well made film, The [...]

February 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BOWFINGER

Frank Oz – 1999 Bowfinger is a spot-on Hollywood satire with shades of Tim Burton’s Ed Wood. Steve Martin is great as the failing filmmaker and he’s well served by the biting script. Frank Oz‘s film borders on parody but it [...]

October 6, 2020

Notebook Reviews: HOUSESITTER

Frank Oz – 1992 Housesitter is an enjoyable comedy from everyone’s favourite Muppet man, director Frank Oz. The film is anchored by a great performance from Steve Martin, who has never been better as the everyman whose life is thrown [...]

September 6, 2020