Critics' Voices: Nov. 6, 1989

MOVIES

THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS. A piano duo, stranded between anonymity and unemployment, needs a sexy vocalist to spruce up the act. Good career move; bad for the boys. Jeff and Beau Bridges and Michelle Pfeiffer are better than fabulous in this wry, rare comedy of character.

CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS. In Woody Allen's acute meditation on the Greed decade, bad men are rewarded for their crimes and nice guys worry about committing misdemeanors. This is Allen in his funny-serious mood, farcical and dour by turns, a showman of gentle misanthropy.

FIGHT FOR US. A saintly priest is gunned down and mutilated....

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