GRACIE/KOBAL COLLECTION
Chris Nashawaty
November 11, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST

Say Anything: 20th Anniversary Edition

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
runtime
100 minutes
performer
John Cusack, John Mahoney, Ione Skye
director
Cameron Crowe
We gave it an A-

Despite its dated lingo, thrift-shop fashions, and schmaltzy Peter Gabriel soundtrack, there?s something timeless about the romance between lovable loser Lloyd Dobler and brainy beauty Diane Court. Obviously, you can catch Say Anything on TV any time, so the EXTRAS are the real reason to pick up the re-issue: an interview with writer/director Cameron Crowe, an alternate version of the iconic boombox scene with a Fishbone song instead of ”In Your Eyes,” and a fantastic (but not new) commentary with Crowe, John Cusack, and Ione Skye. A-

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