Women & Men: Stories of Seduction
Women & Men: Stories of Seduction ★★½ 1990
Three famous short stories are brought to the screen in this made-for-TV collection. Mary McCarthy's “The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt,” Dorothy Parker's “Dusk Before Fireworks,” and Hemingway's “Hills Like White Elephants” between them cover every aspect of male-female relationships. Since there are three casts and three directors, there is little to join the stories in style, calling attention to some flaws in pacing and acting ability; still, worth watching. 90m/C VHS, DVD . James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Peter Weller, Elizabeth McGovern, Beau Bridges, Molly Ringwald; D: Ken Russell, Tony Richardson, Frederic Raphael.