“ The Evening Star is an entertaining film to watch.
“ Evening Star is a pointless return to the tragi-comic life of Aurora Greenway, heroine of the vastly-superior "Terms of Endearment.
“" In fact, "Star" came on TV shortly after I learned about it and I decided to give it a watch, even though I was probably going to be bored and disappointed.
“ Yet, certainly the script for this continuation of "Terms of Endearment" sounded an alarm, as it is incredibly dull.
“ Screenplay is disjointed and overuses the death theme.
“ Too long and drawn out and what a shame that all the children turned out bad and that there father isn't in the picture.
“ The film is so engaging that by the time Jack Nicholson arrives you've forgotten he was even in the movie.
“ There were some parts that were a little too silly (the fight between Patsy and Aurora on the plane, for one) but all in all it was an enjoyable way to pass 2 hours.
“ I thought it was far better than that overrated, boring mess called "Terms of Endearment".
“ Enjoyable movie .
“ If you're a fan of the original, then you should watch this, but just like the original, it's not a great film, but worth watching.
“ Contrived is what comes to mind when viewing this sequel with Bill Paxton, Scott Wolf, and Jack Nicholson among the famous actors making walk on appearances.
“ Nicholson really boosts- up the atmosphere in the right moment, and aloud the whole picture is a little bit long it is entertaining.
“ For anyone that has seen the other film and subsequently enjoyed it, I am sure that the sequel doesn't even begin to live up to their expectations.
“ That said, Shirley MacLaine's talent and Aurora's wisecrack and hard, long, long, long, neverending life, makes the overall piece a very enjoyable B-movie.
“ Everything about this movie seems contrived and hopelessly devoid of the real emotion of the first.
“ Much of the appeal and resonance of the first film was how these characters dealt with life's unpredictable course and how James L.
“ Except for MacLaine's work, this overlong slog is really unbearable to watch.