For all those who are ceaselessly amused by guys in monkey suits, please be aware that Zookeeper
contains a winning sequence involving a man and a talking gorilla enjoying an evening at T.G.I. Friday’s (in the movie all animals can speak English, they just agree not to whenever humans are around). If the film had run with this low-key lunacy for 90 minutes -- and what’s not to love about a Nick Nolte-voiced simian buying appetizers for a group of secretaries -- many of the movie’s failures could have been avoided.
Kevin James stars as Griffin, a main zookeeper at the Franklin Park Zoo who still pines for the beautiful Stephanie (Leslie Bibb), even th...