About Last Night… Blu-ray Review

AboutLastNightSquareWith the exception of Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet’s plays don’t translate terribly well to the screen, and Ed Zwick’s adaptation of Sexual Perversity in Chicago succeeds best when it departs from the text – incredibly, most of the best dialogue isn’t Mamet’s. St Elmo’s Fire alumni Rob Lowe and Demi Moore are joined by Jim Belushi and Elizabeth Perkins for an examination of the sex lives of Chicagoans in the ‘80s, built around a one night stand that turns into a relationship… and then turns sour. Sadly, Sony continues its habit of putting out substandard transfers in hi-def: the print may be clean, but there’s altogether too much grain.

EXTRAS: The original ‘making of’ featurette is complemented by a brand new, two-camera nostalgia-fest in which Zwick and Rob Lowe spend forty minutes reminiscing about About Last Night…

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