My Best Friend's Wedding

Australian director P.J. Hogan's big-budget follow-up to MURIEL'S WEDDING recycles many of the same elements, including karaoke bars, vulgar dresses and mean-spirited satirical jabs at its main characters, trapped in the glare of unattractive fluorescent lighting. And as in his first film, Hogan relies on pop kitsch to establish mood and ironic counterpoint, more