Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody

NEXT STOP, GREENWICH VILLAGE

Directed and Written by PAUL MAZURSKY

It is 1953 and time for a change. Larry Lapinsky (Lenny Baker), 22 and just finished school, pulls up stakes. He shakes hands with Dad (Mike Kellin), kisses a resentful, concerned Mom (Shelley Winters) and leaves their small Brooklyn apartment for even smaller and certainly colder quarters in Greenwich Village. Larry wants to be an actor, and his departure is his first full step into la vie bohème. He dares not put on his beret, however, until he is safely on the subway.

Fond, canny, breakaway funny, Paul Mazursky's Next Stop,...