Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

FREEZE FRAMES A Weekly Update of Film Releases

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

FREEZE FRAMES A Weekly Update of Film Releases

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* NAKED IN NEW YORK - Life is full of opportunities for Jake and Joanne, and their problem is deciding which ones to pursue. Should they continue their ardent love affair, or should Jake concentrate on becoming a playwright while Joanne cultivates her photography career? This comedy by first-time director Dan Algrant is modest in all respects, and its moments of sex and nudity will put it off-limits for some moviegoers. But it has a few good laughs and much splendid acting by Eric Stoltz and Mary-Louise Parker, two of today's most reliable young performers. The first-rate supporting cast includes Ralph Macchio and Kathleen Turner, plus Tony Curtis in a delicious bit as a high-powered producer. (Rated R) * RENAISSANCE MAN -

Danny DeVito plays a former advertising hustler who reluctantly takes a job with the United States Army, teaching Shakespeare to a group of slow learners on the theory that improved literary skills might help them get through basic training. …

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