The Stepford Wives (2004)
USA / English
"Make one. "What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.
Although I haven't seen the original version of "The Stepford Wives", i
understood the general idea before i watched this years remake.
However, this knowledge makes the "surprise" twists during the film
easily predictable, although the female-dominated-male-dominated-world
one at the was a bit of a surprise.
The cast do their job well enough; Kidman does well as the ex-career
woman trying to unravel Stepfords secrets, Broderick is fairly
effective as the husband who always came in second, Walken is well cast
as the calm, authoritative leader, and Close does well as the woman
behind-the-scenes. Unfortunately, it takes a little more than good
acting to make a good film. Most of the jokes are flat and none of the
twists are really shocking; its all a little mechanical.
"The Stepford Wives" has been described as a "very modern comedy
thriller", and maybe this is right. Except without the jokes. Or the
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