Long in development (it was once intended as a vehicle for Rodney Dangerfield), THE SCOUT feels like a classic case of too many cooks spoiling the broth. An amusing comic premise, mixing baseball and psychiatry, gets lost along the way in a film that displays much evidence of
After his latest hotshot discovery succumbs to a bout of nerves just before his first time on the field, New York Yankees scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) is sent by team owner Ron Wilson (Lane Smith) on a bum assignment to South America. To his surprise, Al discovers lightning in a bottle in the
person of expatriate American Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser), who...