Be Kind Rewind (2008)
February 22, 2008
Rated PG-13 for some sexual references
Jack Black stars in "Be Kind Rewind," a one-of-a-kind comedy from the mind of writer/director Michel Gondry ("Dave Chappelle's Block Party," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"). Black stars as a loveable loser stuck in a life that's too small for his big dreams. But when he unintentionally erases all the tapes in a video store where his best friend works, he devises a plan to satisfy the store's few loyal customers by re-creating and...
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In 2004, writer/director Michel Gondry dropped onto the scene with the popular Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
, an imaginative and memorable drama-comedy that cemented his name as an in-demand director. Since then, though, he has directed Dave Chappelle's Block Party
and The Science of Sleep
, neither of which were particularly great. With Be Kind Rewind
he looks to get back on track, and, for the most part, he does.
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