The Last Word 1995

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The Last Word ★★ 1995 (R)

Journalist Martin (Hutton) writes a newspaper column, often featuring characters based on hometown Detroit mob figures, withinfo supplied to him by his friend, Doc (Pantoliano), who owes the gangsters some big bucks. Doc also introduces Martin to his latest column subject—stripper Caprice (Burke)—and, thanks again to Doc, a Hollywood studio gets interested in filming her story but wants more sex and violence, which means Martin will be betraying her deepest secrets. Now, he must choose between love, success, or friendship. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Timothy Hutton, Joe Pantoliano, Michelle Rene Thomas, Chazz Palminteri, Tony Goldwyn, Richard Dreyfuss, Cybill Shepherd, Jimmy Smits; D: Tony Spiridakis; W: Tony Spiridakis; C: Zoltan David; M: Paul Buckmaster.