Picks and Pans Review: New on Video

updated 09/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT


Chevy Chase is still giving slap-slick a bad name. Here he inherits a Louisiana mansion, woos Julianne Phillips and—except for a funny sequence in which he imagines himself as a Rhett Butlerish plantation owner-wears out his welcome with great efficiency. (MCA)

STANDUP GUYS: JACKNIFE Even Robert De Niro and Ed Harris, as still-troubled Vietnam vets, and Kathy Baker, as Harris's sister, can't redeem this ponderous film. (HBO)

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