Cinema: And As For The Movie...

He sings chorales, declaims a scene from Hamlet and very persuasively fakes a suicide. He is a dutiful son and a shameless stud, a romantic egotist and sometimes a little boy lost. Few movies offer a performer the opportunity to let his talents cascade forth in the breathless rush that Two Girls and a Guy provides Robert Downey Jr.

Except that "movie" doesn't seem quite the right term for it. At best, it's a rather murkily photographed one-act play, confined to a single setting and to real time by writer-director James Toback. Indeed, if he had developed his situation--two girls discover...

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