Cinema: Head Trip

THE MAN WITH TWO BRAINS Directed by Carl Reiner Screenplay by Carl Reiner, Steve Martin and George Gipe

How sweet it is to find a movie in which the hero, having lusted after purely carnal pleasures for much of its length, finally falls in love with a woman's mind.

That there is no body attached to it, that it is, in fact, a brain kept alive in a bottle by a half-mad scientist, might strike some people as a little funny. It will strike vaster numbers of them as very funny — especially after Steve Martin pastes plastic lips on the bottle so...

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