The antihero of Blake Edwards' SKIN DEEP, Zach Hutton (John Ritter), is an award-winning writer who has fallen into a creative void and has been blocked for years. On the evidence of SKIN DEEP and his previous film, SUNSET, Edwards also seemed to be stuck in a formidable rut, but unlike
Hutton, he keeps on working, forcing viewers to suffer through the drought with him. SKIN DEEP is the dull story of Zach's attempts to win back his estranged wife (Alyson Reed), efforts which lead him to give up drinking and womanizing, his two favorite pastimes. Of course, this proves even harder
than it sounds for this perpetual Peter Pan, and Zach suffers much humiliation--includ...