Out of Touch

Sharon Stone stretches, but Intersection never connects

Intersection is -- earnestly, self-consciously -- a movie for grown-ups. It is made by veteran adults (director Mark Rydell; writers Marshall Brickman and David Rayfiel). It takes up a "mature" (if not exactly original) theme, that of a man torn between the responsibilities of marriage and the delights of a young mistress. It comes to an ending that is both tragic and neatly ironic. And it is a movie that does not for one minute draw you into its life, make you believe in its reality.

Instead, it creates the curious impression that its actors worked against a blue screen projecting...

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