Picks and Pans Review: Age-Old Friends
updated 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
Hume Cronyn and Vincent Gardenia star as denizens of a retirement home fighting losing battles against the ravages of time. Despite numerous jokes and a sentimental conclusion, this drama becomes increasingly depressing. Cronyn nonetheless gives a crafty and winning performance as an aging sport still full of wit and vinegar.