Town and Country
Town and Country ★ 2001 (R)
Yep, it's as bad as you've heard. The oftdelayed and muchdiscussed romanticcomedy features characters you don't care about (rich Manhattanites with more money than they need) in situations that've been done to death (bedhopping amidst middle age angst and closethiding). Shandling and Beatty are the cad husbands who decide to risk 25-year marriages in the name of fighting boredom. Keaton and Hawn are the revengefueled wives. All are upstaged by Heston and Seldes as the guntoting, foulmouthed parents of one of Beatty's dalliances (McDowell). 104m/C VHS, DVD . US Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Andie MacDowell, Jenna Elfman, Garry Shandling, Charlton Heston, Marian Seldes, Tricia Vessey, Josh Hartnett, Nastassja Kinski, Katharine Towne, Buck Henry; D: Peter Chelsom; W: Buck Henry, Michael Laughlin; C: William A. Fraker; M: Rolfe Kent.