Critics' Voices: Mar. 12, 1990

MOVIES

THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER. The adaptation of Tom Clancy's best-selling nuclear- submarine saga (with sturdy Sean Connery) earns its thrills; it nicely balances human menace with technical gee-wizardry. But could this scenario happen in Gorbachev's navy?

WHERE THE HEART IS. Can a spoiled Manhattan family find happiness squatting in - a Brooklyn hovel? Why, sure. Can top director John Boorman (Hope and Glory) make a Disney comedy? Well, no. Dabney Coleman supplies the (few forced) laughs, Uma Thurman the redeeming prurient interest.

CINEMA PARADISO. In this Oscar nominee for best foreign picture, a Sicilian boy of the 1950s sees...

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