Cinema: Short Change

POCKET MONEY

Directed by STUART ROSENBERG Screenplay by TERRY MALICK

The casual viewer will be able to deduce that this film is a comedy only by sitting through the long pauses between lines, watching the actors play funny-face. Pocket Money is full of an infuriatingly smug cuteness that adds up to drastically short change for the price of a ticket.

Paul Newman and Lee Marvin are rounders scuffling through Mexico, trying to get together a herd of cattle for a rodeo back in the States. While driving down a street in Nogales, they spot a...

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