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Ghost Town DVD
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Ghost Town

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Ricky Gervais is brilliant in Ghost Town, playing an unnervingly rude dentist, Bertram, who dies for a few minutes during surgery and acquires the unwanted ability to see ghosts. Chased throughout Manhattan by a gaggle of restless spirits begging him to take care of their unfinished business on Earth, Bertram turns them all away except Frank (Greg Kinnear). The latter, a rogue who cheated on his archaeologist widow, Gwen (Ta Leoni), wants Bertram to intervene in a romance between Gwen and a starchy activist (Bill Campbell). Misanthropic Bertram has to polish his relationship patter, but ends up sounding a lot like Gervais' infamous character in the original The Office, unable to complete a sentence without making others uncomfortable. In time, of course,Bertram falls for the wonderful Gwen, setting up a bunch of overlapping conflicts. Cowritten and directed by David Koepp (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull), Ghost Town walks a fine line between comic freshness and a story idea with elements that have become overly familiar in movies and on television. Kinnear and Leoni have never been better on screen, but Ghost Town is well worth seeing because no one like Gervais has previously played the hapless hero in a high-concept film such as this one. With Gervais doing his familiar, hilariously discomfiting thing, it really doesn't matter what kind of movie Ghost Town is. Happily, it's a pretty good film in every respect.
Title: Ghost Town
Genre: Comedy-Contemporary
Starring: Billy Campbell, Téa Leoni, Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Tea Leoni, Monte Bezell, Bill Campbell, Dana Ivey
Director: David Koepp
Studio: Paramount Catalog
Attributes: Eco Amaray Case, 2 Pack, 2PC
Release Date: 1/1/2013
Original Year: 2008
Product Type: DVD
Rated: PG13
UPC: 883929311026
Item #: 511079X

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