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Crazy in Alabama

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Crazy in Alabama

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
113 minutes
performer:
Lucas Black, Melanie Griffith, Meat Loaf, Cathy Moriarty, Richard Schiff, Rod Steiger
director:
Antonio Banderas
author:
72028
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a C

Oh those wacky Southerners! Who else would name a kid Peejoe — or run around Hollywood with a dead husband’s head in a hatbox? Sub-Mason-Dixon Line ”colorfulness” goes with the territory in this, Antonio Banderas’ directorial debut, but its awkward pairing with a somber (and, alas, simplistic) civil rights tragedy is more jarring to watch than Griffith vamping with a jet-black ‘do. C

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