Straight Talk
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Dolly Parton and James Woods as the screen's hottest new romantic team? That's only one of several casting surprises in this romantic comedy. Shirlee Kenyon (Dolly Parton) has had enough of life in her small Arkansas town, not to mention her small-minded Arkansas boyfriend Steve (Michael Madsen). So she decides to head for the big city of Chicago, where she applies for a job as a receptionist at a talk radio station. However, she arrives at the studios just as the staff are frantically searching for the psychiatrist hired to host a call-in show for people seeking advice with their… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dolly Parton's immense likablity makes this very slight film an amiable watch."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Dolly does Chicago -- and not much else."
‑ John Urbancich, Your Movies (
""cheerful comedy, well-played by Parton""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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