A Love Song For Bobby Long

Steeped in soggy heat and 86-proof humidity, Shainee Gabel's loose adaptation of Ronald Everett Capps' novel Off Magazine Street is an amiable compendium of clichés about alcoholic philosophers and their woozy charms. Self-proclaimed man of letters Bobby Long (John Travolta), a former university professor committing suicide by booze, and his younger protege,...read more