Tag Archives: Bette Midler

Drowning Mona - 1/2*

Nick Gomez directs this darkly comic mystery about the murder of a small town matriarch. Bette Midler, Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell, Casey Affleck, Peter Dobson, William Fichtner, Marcus Thomas and Jamie Lee Curtis star. Capsule Review: What was the cast … Continue reading

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Isn’t She Great? - 1/2*

The pulp life of outrageous writer Jacqueline Susann seems like a good idea for a comedy. As seamy and seedy as her pulp novels, her life story could have been a guiltily comic gem, particularly with a strong cast attached. … Continue reading

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That Old Feeling - *

That Old Feeling is a one note comedy without a good note. When Molly (Paula Marshall) is getting married to a young politician, her wedding is the cause to reunite her divorced parents, actress Lily (Bette Midler) and author Dan … Continue reading

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The First Wives Club - *

This revenge comedy starts well, but wanders off track and never returns. The First Wives Club focuses on three divorced women: Annie (Diane Keaton) is a struggling housewife with an overbearing mother and a lesbian daughter. She is only “separated” … Continue reading

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