On paper, HOOK looked promising. It boasted the high-concept idea of a grown-up Peter Pan, directed by Hollywood's perennial child-man Steven Spielberg. And thanks to a lucrative deal brokered by Creative Artists Agency, the film featured a cast of truly stellar proportions; Dustin
Hoffman, Robin Williams, and Julia Roberts. It all seemed too good to be true. Well, it was.
Peter Banning (Williams) is a hard-nosed workaholic who cares about his wife and family, but is too consumed by his career to pay enough attention to them. However, he takes time to make a Christmas trip with his family to visit his wife's grandmother, Granny Wendy Darling (Maggie Smith), in