Snow Job in a Dry T Shirt

TITLE: CLIFFHANGER

DIRECTOR: RENNY HARLIN

WRITERS: MICHAEL FRANCE AND SYLVESTER STALLONE

THE BOTTOM LINE: A scary no-brainer gets the summer movie season off on its customary note.

You worry about Sylvester Stallone. For most of Cliffhanger he runs around in a T shirt atop a mountain range in the snow. The absence of parka and mittens is, of course, dictated by the desire to show off his huge, ever straining biceps. Still, you hate to see a guy risking pneumonia for his art, so it's a relief when, a couple of shots after he has fought a subsidiary bad guy in...

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