Francis Ford Coppola falls down and goes boom
with this depressing, ill-conceived comedy. Jack Powers (Robin Williams) is big for his age -- really
big. Because of a rare developmental disorder -- his biological clock ticks four times the normal rate --
ten-year-old Jack has a child's mind in a hairy 40-year-old's body. Of course he's teased at school, but the real threat comes from full-grown women. From his overprotective and frankly Oedipal mother (Diane Lane, whose youth is unnerving alongside Williams' middle age) to Dolores Durante (Fran
Drescher), the mother of Jack's best friend and a woman so man-hungry that IQ's not a consideration, Jack's w...