Cinema: No Exit

EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE Directed by James Fargo Screenplay by Jeremy Joe Kronsberg

Clint Eastwood's movies make lots of money, but lately Burt Reynolds' offerings have been making even more. Perhaps this is why Eastwood has let loose with Every Which Way but Loose, a bald attempt to copy such Reynolds hits as Smokey and the Bandit and Hooper. It's a sorry enterprise. Though Eastwood has his talents, light comedy is not among them. With his granite glances and stony delivery, he'd be better off playing Hamlet than spinning jokes. When Eastwood tries to put on a happy face, it comes...

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