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Ghost Town

Ghost Town
  • 3 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 102 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Koepp
  • Written by: David Koepp, John Kamps
  • Cast: Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Billy Campbell, Kristen Wiig, Dana Ivey, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Ruck
  • Website: www.ghosttownmovie.com/intl/…

For this Manhattan-set interpretation of 'A Christmas Carol' Gervais plays middle-aged smock-wearing tooth jockey' (dentist) Bertram Pincus, a hateful runt of a man. After going into hospital for an endoscopy, Bertram starts to see dead people, one of whom, Frank (Kinnear), is about to change Bertram's life by introducing him to widower Gwen (Leoni). The results are predictably bland but not without their merits.

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Ghost Town

16 Oct 20083 stars

COMEDY/ROMANCE Middle-aged ‘smock-wearing tooth jockey’ (dentist) Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is a hateful runt of a man. He lives a life as contained as it is misanthropic. After going into hospital for an endoscopy, Bertram starts to see dead…

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