Soap opera star Celeste Talbert gets desperate when she finds out that her rival, Montana Moorehead, has been trying to get producer Barnes to write Celeste off the show. And since Barnes has eyes for Montana, Celeste must scramble to keep her job.
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Generally fine, but for being a comedy I don't think I laughed once throughout this. It has a brilliant cast and they are all good, but the film itself is just uninteresting. Tootsie is a far superior film about the goings on in and around soap opera.
Oh, and this film has an incredibly transphobic ending. Overall, this one does not hold up at all.
sally tried it... you cant say she didnt try it! whoopi is radiant in early 90s working woman attire, robert downey jr. is trim, mischevious, and read at least to me as on the spectrum. at least. kevin klein is like a hot robin williams, and nearly as ingratiating. for all her acrobatics and histrionics, sally field doesn't manage to achieve camp. in three words: watchable; needlessly transphobic.