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Screen – A Big Bonbon

Romancing the Stone; Directed by Robert Zemeckis; Written by Diane Thomas; Twentieth-Century Fox.

 

Romancing the Stone is a cinematic Raisenette: sweet, chewy, and individually unsatisfying. It is, in design and execution, sort of a Raiders of the Lost Ark for

Screen – Shaking a Money-Maker
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Screen – Shaking a Money-Maker

Footloose; Directed by Herbert Ross; Written by Dern Pitchford; Paramount.

Break dancers–those young people who go writhing, flipping, and spinning about like modern, urban, secular dervishes–probably do not think about sex once they’ve completed their bouts. Rather, they undoubtedly wonder