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Cinelinx takes in the colorful new Dick Tracy Blu-ray!

The Set-up

Square-jawed detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) takes on gangster Big Boy Caprice (Al Pacino), but things get complicated when a mysterious figure called The Blank emerges. Also stars Madonna and Dustin Hoffman.

Directed by Warren Beatty 

The Delivery

I must admit, Dick Tracy is one of my guilty pleasures. Released to much fanfare by Disney in 1990, the big screen adaptation of the classic comic strip did not fare well with critics or moviegoers. It did receive high marks for its innovative, Oscar-winning art direction - which used primary colors to produce a "comic book come to life" feel. It also sported a number of great actors in supporting roles, including Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Dick Van Dyke, and Mandy Patinkin.

What brings this movie down, and ruins it for many, can be summed up in one word: Madonna. There's »

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