Critics' Voices: Dec. 30, 1991


HOOK. In this bloated fantasy, a middle-aged Peter Pan (Robin Williams) regains his youth battling a drawling Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman). Steven Spielberg's zillionth reworking of his lost-children theme is a Spruce Goose of a movie: so big, so long, so pretty . . . it just can't fly.

STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY. The unseen star of this instant smash is Mikhail Gorbachev: his overtures to peace some years back inspired a parable of detente involving the Enterprise guys and the evil Klingon empire. Though William Shatner & Co. claim that this is the saga's last chapter, we'll...

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