Cinema: Superlatives ALL NIGHT LONG

Directed by Jean-Claude Tramont; Screenplay by W.D. Richter


Directed by Jean-Claude Tramont

Screenplay by W.D. Richter

With Oscar night approaching, the mind begins to swim in superlatives. This new comedy, starring Gene Hackman as a middle-aged man shadowboxing an identity crisis and Barbra Streisand as the kooky love interest, is a film of firsts and worsts, leasts and mosts:

First Streisand film in which she does not receive top billing (Hackman gets it); first American feature directed by the husband of Hollywood's most powerful agent (Jean-Claude Tramont, spouse to Sue Mengers); first Hollywood movie in ages to end with the...

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