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"Biloxi Blues" is Crushingly Bland.

Film critic Stephen Schiff reviews "Biloxi Blues," the new film based on Neil Simon's Broadway play of the same name. The film stars Matthew Broderick and was directed and produced by Mike Nichols.

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Other segments from the episode on March 31, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 31, 1988: Interview with Paul Kennedy; Review of George Strait's and Steve Wariner's new albums; Interview with David Tanenbaum; Review of the film "Biloxi Blues."

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