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  • September 15, 2009
    By Peter Keough

    For obvious reasons, most of the TV and other appreciations of the late Patrick Swayze have been heavy on clips of his role as the title spook in Jerry Zucker's "Ghost" (1990). Never mind I cried like a baby when I first saw it (don't ask). But I think Swayze is miscast: with his impish, faun-like features and the coiled, sensuous menace and grace of his powerful body, he seemed the kind of shade who would be more at home somewhere other than the celestial destination implied at the end of the film.

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