Cinema: War Games

PRIVATE BENJAMIN

Directed by Howard Zieff

Screenplay by Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer and Harvey Miller

Thank heaven, they kept the tennis pro offscreen. He was Judy Benjamin's first husband, and to judge by the dialogue, he was even less of a prize than any of the other men in her life. These include a second husband, who expires after making love to her on their wedding night (whether as a result of the locale, a bathroom floor, or the effort of overcoming his various hang-ups one cannot be certain); a French doctor who, unlike her...

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