He Said, She Said

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He Said, She Said ★★½ 1991 (R)

Romance is the topic, but this isn't a typical dating film, instead a couple's relationship unfolds from differing points of view: first, the guy's (by Kwapis) and then the girl's (by Silver). Bacon and Perkins, Baltimore journalists and professional rivals, tell how their romance wound up on the rocks, and why (or so they say). The end result is overlong and lacks the zing of other war between the sexes movies, but real-life couple Silver and Kwapis do humorously highlight the fact that men and women often view the same incidents very differently. Bacon overacts, Perkins overreacts, and Stone shines as Bacon's ex-girl. 115m/C VHS, DVD . Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Bacon, Sharon Stone, Nathan Lane, Anthony La-Paglia, Stanley Anderson, Charlaine Woodard, Danton Stone, Phil Leeds, Rita Karin; D: Marisa Silver, Ken Kwapis; W: Brian Hohlfield; C: Stephen Burum; M: Miles Goodman.