Waking Up in Reno

Waking Up in Reno

R, 91 min. Directed by Jordan Brady. Starring Tony Orlando, Holmes Osborne, Natasha Richardson, Patrick Swayze, Charlize Theron, Billy Bob Thornton.

Not reviewed at press time. After sitting on the picture for more than a year, Miramax has finally seen fit to release Waking Up in Reno ... although, given the zero publicity afforded the film and the lack of a press screening, one suspects the powers-that-be fear they have a dog on their hands. A Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice for the hillbilly set, Waking Up in Reno details the partner-swapping of two couples on the road to a monster truck rally in Nevada. Texans take note: Along the way, the gang stops off at Amarillo's the Big Texan for one of the restaurant's legendary 72-ounce steaks.

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There's an old cowboy saying: “Any cowboy can carry a tune. The trouble comes when he tries to unload it.” Truer words couldn't be spoken ...

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