'Igor' Trailer Proves Resistant to Cusack's Charms

May 8, 2008


Usually it's easy to root for underdog John Cusack. But will it be so easy if his voice is hidden behind the image of a hunchbacked David Gest? Not so much; particularly when the film's decent premise (a stock mad scientist sidekick--an "igor"--tries to make it on his own) is hidden by just as grotesque a facade: archetypical Disney-esque jokes and characters. Sidekicks are just so wacky, ya know?

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