Dolly Parton sweeps the windy city off its feet as a radio "psychologist" dispensing down-home wisdom in STRAIGHT TALK, a pleasant but lackluster romantic comedy from Hollywood Pictures.
Shirlee Kenyon (Parton) gets fired from her smalltown dance hall and fed up with her oafish boyfriend, Steve (Michael Madsen), on the same day. She moves to Chicago and, in response to a want ad for a radio station receptionist, stumbles into a studio where a newly hired shrink has failed to show
up for air time. Shirlee gets mistaken for the missing psychologist and takes over the show, charming callers and listeners alike with her common-sense advice. The problem is that the s...