In this inferior slapstick update to the classic, Lemuel Gulliver (Black), a mailroom attendant at a New York City newspaper convinces the travel editor (Peet) to assign him to write a piece on the Bermuda Triangle. While traveling by boat Gulliver is magically sucked into the tiny world of Liliput, where he finds himself tied down by the wee Liliputians. Of course he frees himself, befriends the little locals, repels an invading armada and battles with a giant robot, all in the supposed-to-be charming glow of Black's lovable-loaf shtick.
I think the current trend in Hollywood is that if you don't have an original idea for a movie, either remake an old movie or reinterpret a literary classic. The well must have been pretty dry because not only do we get a modern Gulliver's Travels, but we get to ...Read More