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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Dan Aykroyd
John Goodman
J Evan Bonifant
Joe Morton
J Evan Bonifant
Directors
John Landis
Screenwriters
Dan Aykroyd
John Landis
Dan Aykroyd
John Landis
Running Time
124 minutes

Blues Brothers 2000
All-but remake of John Landis' cult comedy.


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Plot
Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) comes out of retirement following the death of his brother, reforming the legendary R&B duo with newcomer John Goodman in order to raise money for an orphan brat.


Verdict
Nothing Landis can do makes up for a limp plot bolstered by distinctly Cannonball Run-ish car smashes and an irritating sprog. And the movie's not even out in the year 2000.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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