'Night at the Museum'
Unfortunately, the ideas seem to have dried up after someone decided to drop an article and retitle it "Night at the Museum." The resulting film, a tedious family
The inventor of an ill-fated device called the Snapper -- lights go on and off at the snap of your fingers -- Larry is on the verge of being evicted from his apartment when he takes a job as a night watchman at the museum. He sees it as a last chance to prove himself to his ex-wife (
On Larry's first night, he's left alone by the three aging guards he's replacing -- played by
The presence of funny men
Directed by Shawn Levy with an emphasis on mayhem over anything resembling an interesting story, the movie was adapted by screenwriters Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. Cavemen and dinosaurs, cowboys and Roman soldiers, lions and zebras, all running amok, sounds like more fun than it is.