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a few weeks before seeing the Johns retrospective, I'd stumbled into a genial shrink's office and spoken for the first time about what I humorlessly called my "homosexual feelings.
Here, Moore plays Lettie Anderson, a bitter spinster who humorlessly runs a small-town farm and is estranged from most of her family.
Damaged Care,'' which is as close to shooting fish in a barrel as an issue-oriented teleflick can get, is likewise as humorlessly earnest as possible, courageously assailing its subject with all the subtlety of shooting fish in a barrel (HMOs just seem to bring out sputtering self- righteousness and dramatic incompetence in filmmakers - see also the baldly manipulative ``John Q,'' a theatrical release from earlier this year.