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Films & Schedules - The Great Buck Howard

Thu, Feb 19, 2009
at 9 PM (WH)

Sat, Feb 21, 2009
at 3 PM (B1)

The Great Buck Howard

DIRECTOR: Sean McGinley - United States

Troy, a young law school dropout, answers an ad for a "personal assistant to a celebrity performer," hoping it will catapult him into a glamorous career in the entertainment industry.  Little does he know that the performer is a "mentalist" prima donna infamous for his 61 performances on the Tonight Show.  John Malkovich revels in his over-the-top performance as Howard, who is counting on the debut of an astounding new trick to trigger a comeback.  In an inspired bit of casting, Tom Hanks plays Troy's father, who ironically disapproves of show business, and Emily Blunt is the fiery publicist hired to stage the comeback of a lifetime.

Filmography: Writer's Block (95), The Truth About Juliet (98), Two Days (03), Brothers (06).

Sponsored by Willamette Valley Vinyards.

WH     91 Minutes    

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