Cinema: DTs

LOOKIN' TO GET OUT

Directed by Hal Ashby

Screenplay by Al Schwartz and Jon Voight

Alex (Jon Voight) wears a white suit with more creases in it than W.H. Auden's face. He drives a Rolls-Royce that pants and sputters like a dray mare about to be shot. He vamps his way through calamities all of his own devising with a bad little boy's giggle at just how cute he is. He is not cute, not charming, not nearly substantial enough for a comedy about high rollers in Vegas. Alex bravadoes himself into the Dr. Zhivago Suite at the MGM Grand Hotel with...

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