Revisiting

REVISITING FLIRTING WITH DISASTER (1996)

By Alan Hurst Film comedy had a good year in 1996. The critically acclaimed Fargo and Jerry Maguire were major critical and box office hits. Lighter fare included Eddie Murphy’s reboot of The Nutty Professor; Mike Nichols’ glossy and laugh-out-loud Americanization of The Birdcage; the riotous teaming of Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn…