April 10, 1995 -- ``Bye Bye Love'' is a confused comedy about three families and several girlfriends trying to deal with divorce. You know you are watching a sloppy film when you can spot the boom microphone twice in the first 10 minutes.
The three divorced fathers, Dave (Matthew Modine), Vic (Randy Quaid) and Donny (Paul Reiser) are interesting enough in themselves, but you throw in their ex-wives, girfriends and an annoying radio psychiatrist (Rob Reiner) and you've got too much going on to develop any of the characters very well.
I really enjoy watching Randy Quaid. He's a very underrated actor. He does another fine acting job in this film. Paul Reiser does a pretty good job and has one, all too brief, passionate scene with Amy Brennaman (formerly of NYPD Blue). Matthew Modine is his usual bland self and is further handicapped by an inconsistent script.
Despite all the flaws, there are some funny scenes in the film and the soundtrack (including some great Everly Brothers songs) is great. It rates a C.
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