Cinema: Knockoff Blind Date

Directed by Blake Edwards Screenplay by Dale Launer

Whew! Another worry laid to rest. Moonlighting's Bruce Willis can prevail on the big screen. The presence of this teen dream in Blind Date is undoubtedly why a mostly indifferent movie has zipped up the charts. As Walter Davis he offers a neat variant on his TV character, acting like a stooge but saving himself finally with hidden reserves of smarts. And he does it with style.

Whew again! Night Court's John Larroquette proves himself a wonderful comic foil. Here he is a man sworn to maim anyone who attempts to trifle with Nadia, his former love. Guess who tries.


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