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Hollywood North (2003)

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Candian filmmaker Peter O'Brian directs the comedy Hollywood North, set in Toronto during the late '70s. Matthew Modine stars as Bobby Mayers, a stressed-out Canadian producer trying to make an action film called "Flight to Bogota." The production is inevitably troubled by numerous problems with the cast, crew, and finances. Alan Bates stars as crazed Hollywood actor Michael Baytes, the leading man who takes over the set. Jennifer Tilly plays Gillian Stevens, the nymphomaniac leading lady who

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Art House & International, Comedy

Jan 6, 2004

First Look Pictures

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A curious artifact: A movie about an era that produced scores of movies most people never saw, and arriving nearly a generation after most people never saw them.

January 30, 2004 Full Review Source: Toronto Star
Toronto Star
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Hollywood North loses bite, first by being exactly the kind of movie it satirizes and by being so dated.

January 30, 2004 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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A terrible Canadian movie about the making of a terrible Canadian movie.

December 13, 2007
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A forgettable fluffy Canadian film about runaway production during the heady days of Tax Credit filmmaking in the late 70s.

June 21, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Scouts
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...the movie seems content to simply exist as a wacky comedy (how else do you explain the presence of Alan Thicke?), which is somewhat disappointing.

January 13, 2004 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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There isn't a lot that is original about

January 13, 2004
Reel.com

What the film lacks in bite and originality, it makes up for in humor and charm.

January 6, 2004 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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you ultimately can't help but feel a little sorry for this movie.

November 21, 2003 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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