Film review: The Cable Guy

Cable guy

Jim Carrey stars as a creepy cable guy who wastes no time in stalking Matthew Broderick and ruining his life. It’s a 90’s comedy — it takes a simple concept and plays it straight, focusing on the crazy antics and throwing in extra weird stuff, like a medieval-themed restaurant. The two stars are both likable and fun to watch, and they’re supported with a lot of other fun actors (Andy Dick and Owen Wilson are great, although Jack Black isn’t given anything to work with).

The film, however, was a critical flop.

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