Thursday, 22 February 2018
When a young man mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
At its core a simple revenge story is heightened by excellent location cinematography and great performances throughout; Woody Harrelson is particularly efficient as a sinister low-life crook.
Maltin**: "A story that would have been exploitation-movie fodder in the 1970s is played here with a heavy hand, straining for significance. Good performances and vivid location work can only go so far."
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.
The stars enliven, but can't save this overly sentimental drama.
Halliwell (no star): "Gruesome sentimental hokum, which a glum-seeming Swayze and a frantic Griffith fail to enliven."