Renaissance Man (Army Intelligence) (By the Book)
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Renaissance Man (Army Intelligence) (By the Book)
Penny Marshall's feel-good comedy, invoking parts of Dead Poet's Society, Sister Act, and Private Benjamin, features Danny DeVito as Bill Rago, a divorced advertising man who is fired from his job. During an appointment at the unemployment office, a counselor finds him a job as a civilian instructor at the local Army base. At the base, he is assigned a group of eight army hardcases. Rago is supposed to increase this group's "basic comprehension." Sweating it out and unable to interest his students in anything, he finally latches onto Shakespeare. He turns the lecture into… More

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"Having taken basic training at Ft Jackson, SC this film had a lot of memories for me. Plus Penny Marshall autographed my "League of Their Own" poster for me after the premiere."
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"Okay "heartwarming" drama. Tries too hard, but mostly works."
‑ Fred Topel, About.com
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