Cinema: Mortal Sin


Directed by Lawrence Kasdan

Screenplay by John Kostmayer

Joey Boca (Kevin Kline) has a little trouble with numbers. In the confessional, whispering his sins of the past fortnight, Joey can't quite remember how often he committed adultery. Was it twelve times on ten occasions with seven women? He is determined to get it right, and if Joey doesn't, Kline does. His quietly fanatical scrupulousness makes the scene worth preserving in any moviegoer's imaginary cinematheque. Joey's confession comes at the beginning of I Love You to Death, a comedy that is hilarious all the way to the...

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