Of course, a plumber's manual would sound interesting if recited by these two men; Nicholson would make it seem subversive, while Freeman would make it seem comforting. But in the end, it would still do nothing more than tell you how to fix a leaky pipe. So it is with this movie; even with all this Hollywood star power, it's still a series of "Happiness is ... " cliches and cuddly moments.
The Bucket List (Warner Bros. Pictures) Starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman. Directed by Rob Reiner. Rated PG-13. Time 98 minutes.