Picks and Pans Review: Dressed Up to Act Up a Storm

updated 10/17/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/17/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Many performers use makeup, costumes, wigs or accents to submerge themselves in a role. You can win awards that way. Just ask Meryl Streep. But dressing up a role too much can lead to disaster. Remember John Wayne as Genghis Khan in The Conqueror? No matter. The stars of this week's films dare to stick their necks out. Not all escape the chopping block.

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