Cult Classic ‘The Swimmer’ is Back on Blu-Ray: Review

Squint your eyes and cult classic The Swimmer, starring Burt Lancaster, could be the B-plot on an episode of extra-quirky later day episode of Seinfeld. Of course, it would be Kramer who joyously tells his pals he’s “going from pool to pool and swim all the way across the county home, Jerry!” It’s a fun thought, and if this were 1997, I might have a shot in the writer’s room with an idea like that. But we owe this premise to American literary exemplar, the “Chekov of the suburbs,” John Cheever (he’s got his own place in Seinfeld history). It was his 12 page story…