TITLE: NIGHT AND THE CITY
DIRECTOR: IRWIN WINKLER
WRITER: RICHARD PRICE
THE BOTTOM LINE: A remake of a 1950 film noir provides Robert De Niro with a star turn around a muddy track.
HE WHEEDLES AND HE WHINES. HE schemes and he scams. He is full of false confidence and authentic desperation. He is Harry Fabian, a small-time New York City lawyer possessed by what he thinks are big-time dreams -- though the rest of us may not quite see them that way. He is played at full throttle by Robert De Niro in Night and the City, a movie that...