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A Murder Tale's Fuzzy-Minded Preachiness

While some reviewers think River's Edge could become the Blue Valentine of 1987, film critic Stephen Schiff says the film suffers from a weak message and poor casting.


Other segments from the episode on June 4, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 4, 1987: Interview with Derek Taylor; Review of Jennifer Warnes' album "Famous Blue Raincoat"; Interview with Michael Crichton; Review of the film "River's Edge."


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