Cinema: Uneasy Rider

Commuter—one who spends his life In riding to and from his wife; A man who shaves and takes a train And then rides back to shave again.

So ran E.B. White's light verse in 1925. Later such novelists as Peter De Vries and John Cheever revealed the darker poetry of the strange islands visited by the 8:02 and the 6:55. Now, about 15 years behind schedule, Loving creaks into the local station. Though it copies many of Cheever's mannerisms, it offers none of his insight or humanity. Yet, from its pretentious title...