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Inside Moves

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Inside Moves

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
113 minutes
performer:
John Savage, David Morse, Diana Scarwid
director:
Richard Donner
author:
Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

Fresh from a failed ? suicide attempt, a grizzled ? space case (John Savage) ?forges friendships with the losers and dreamers who populate a dive ?bar. Some scenes in Inside Moves play like ?the world’s teariest Cheers episode, but Diana Scarwid’s ?bathos-free (and Oscar-nominated) turn anchors ?a bracing love story. Also impressive are stretches of patient naturalism ? from Superman director Richard Donner. In the ? EXTRAS, he recalls that studios were nonplussed by a movie centered ? on “a whore and a bunch of cripples.” B