A female bonding film in the FRIED GREEN TOMATOES vein, MOONLIGHT AND VALENTINO showcases a talented quartet: Elizabeth Perkins, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner and Gwyneth Paltrow. They seem to represent four stages of womanhood: Paltrow is the young woman in love; Goldberg, the
disgruntled wife; Turner, the divorced matriarch; and Perkins, the young widow. Unfortunately, the film gives them nothing very interesting to say or do. Written by Ellen Simon -- daughter of Neil -- and directed by David Anspaugh (RUDY, HOOSIERS), the film is a loosely autobiographical account of
coping with life after widowhood. Surprising asset: rock star Jon Bon Jovi as a sexy house p...