Directed by JOAN MICKLIN SILVER
Screenplay by FRED BARRON
The scene is the ragtag headquarters of a Boston underground paper. A staffer takes a kinky sex ad for the personal column over the phone, then politely asks the caller whether he wants to pay by BankAmericard or Master Charge. Question: With credit policies like that, how underground can the paper or its readers really be?
The answer (not very) is engagingly set forth in Between the Lines, a comedy that plays some loose, funky variations on the counterculture blues. The movie portrays the Back Bay Mainline at the...