'Igor' Trailer Proves Resistant to Cusack's Charms

May 8, 2008

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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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