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Icelandic scenery is rich but plot is thin in ‘Land Ho!’

“Land Ho!” stars Earl Lynn Nelson, left, as Mitch and Paul Eenhoorn as Colin. (Sony Classics)
“Land Ho!” stars Earl Lynn Nelson, left, as Mitch and Paul Eenhoorn as Colin. (Sony Classics)
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"Land Ho!“ is a droll, Icelandic “Odd Couple“ -- just two slightly mismatched geezers on a sight-seeing/skirt-chasing trek to the island of ice and volcanoes. Its pleasures are slight, but rewarding, if you know where to look for them. Paul Eenhoorn, of “This is Martin Bonner,“ is Colin, a depressed retired bank manager whose second wife just ditched him. Gregarious, drawling Mitch (Earl Lynn Nelson of “Pilgrim Song“) is a New Orleans surgeon, Colin’s ex-brother-in-law ...

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