Now, I think that’s really undercutting voiceover actors. I found Brooks’s delivery of Scorpio’s lines as a good thing that enhanced the humor of the actual text.
Which is why I suspect the man can be funny, as long as they keep him from writing or directing.
Lost in America was a passable film because of Garry Marshall’s cameo and Julie Hagerty’s Casino breakdown. If not for those elements, there’d be nothing left for me to like. Oh, and the cop who liked Easy Rider.
Everything else was like watching a documentary of one man’s tedious neuroses.
I have the same problem with a lot of Woody Allen’s work, but the difference is that Woody Allen actually injects some wit via the dialogue.