Short Takes: Sep. 28, 1992

CINEMA

Twentynothings in Seattle (90210)

BRIDGET FONDA HAS OUR FAVORITE mouth in movies, and a spirit to match; we'll happily watch her for the next 40 years. Matt Dillon is perfecting a comic shagginess. Funny Jeremy Piven steals a scene at a check-out counter. The other actors in SINGLES are stuck with playing cliches -- twentynothings. They mate, they muse, they inhabit soap-opera plots. Meet urban planner Campbell Scott ("a realist slash dreamer"), Greenpeacenik Kyra Sedgwick ("This whole decade is going to have to be about cleaning up"), maitre d' Jim True ("I live my life like a French movie"). Writer-director...

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