Picks and Pans Review: New on Video

updated 06/26/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/26/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>DISPUTE: BIRD Join the debate: Does this film about jazzman Charlie Parker, directed by Clint Eastwood, overdo Parker's dissolute personal life and slight his genius? (Warner)

DISAPPOINTMENT: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Michael Caine and Steve Martin as dueling con men could be a delight. This film, directed by Muppeteer Frank Oz, is notable mainly for Glenne Headly's comic talents as a woman the pair try to bilk. (Orion)

DISTANT: PELLE THE CONQUEROR Sounds like Arnold Schwarzenegger will come out swinging a barbarian shillelagh, but it's just Max von Sydow, trudging through a subtitled Nordic soul-searcher. (HBO)

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