Browsing: Mary Beth Hurt

D.A.R.Y.L. *** UK / USA 1985 Dir: Simon Wincer. 99 mins Despite a cloyingly slushy Marvin Hamlisch and a godawful theme song by Teddy Pendergrass that farts in the general direction of the ending, this is an appealing Amblin-era family sci-fi thriller. After an impressive opening mountaintop helicopter-car chase, an…

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PARENTS **** USA / Canada 1989 Dir: Bob Balaban. 82 mins The child abuse / adult alcoholism metaphors at the core of Christopher Hawthorne’s witty, disturbing script for PARENTS are richly evident, though many viewers will interpret it differently according to their own individual experiences growing up and personal paranoia…

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