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Dick Tracy
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3.5 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: Midnight Sneak Preview at Showcase Orange
Rating: NR Year: 1990 Category: Drama Action
Director: Warren Beatty Time: 103 min. Writer: Jim Cash & Jack Eps Jr.

Mine: Gobs of fun. Great visual style. Fun performance. I always liked the comic strip, and this captured it well. Especially fun to watch Al Pacino in major make-up butcher the english language.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Colorful, high-style adaptation of the Chester Gould comic strip classic, with Beatty redefining the hawk-nosed, jut-jawed hero. Story is simple in the extreme, but there's so much to take in you really don't mind: a galaxy of guest stars as Gould's grotesque villains, eye-popping, Academy Award-winning make-up and art direction and Madonna singing new Stephen Sondheim songs (if a few too many). One of them, "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)," also won an Oscar. Standout: Pacino's hilarious, over-the-top performance as Big Boy Caprice.
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