Critics' Choice: Apr. 24, 1989


HEATHERS. There's a disturbing mortality rate among Westerburg High's snooty elite. A rash of suicides? Or is someone killing the prom queens of Ohio? Daniel Waters' witty script touches two stark teen issues: the need to be accepted and the urge to end it all.

84 CHARLIE MOPIC. In the jungles of Viet Nam, a lost patrol finds enemies on both sides of combat. But the main character of Patrick Duncan's war movie is a documentary-film camera. Through its unblinking eye, a familiar horror story gains raw immediacy.


GHETTO. Joshua Sobol's Nazi-era tragicomedy, seen across the U.S. in an...

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