Arrow-right Camera

Arts & Entertainment

Sean Penn Does It All

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 1997

If you were to compile a short list of great American screen actors, Sean Penn would be at or near the top. In his 16-year career, he’s played a wider variety of characters (surfer dudes, paranoid spies, coke-sniffing lawyers, homicidal soldiers, condemned criminals) than anyone. And he’s played them better. Penn alone makes Nick Cassavetes’ “She’s So Lovely,” that joyful bit of cinematic nihilism, fun to watch. , DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Photo


 

Click here to comment on this story »