Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his students, Sydney Fuller. Written by
Someone poisoned Dexter Cornell. He's got to find out who. He's got to find out why. He's got to find out now. In 24 hours, he'll be Dead On Arrival.
Did You Know?
At the end of the movie, Dex shoots the villain, who falls out of a window. Dex shot the villain in the front and the villain took several steps backwards without turning around. The next shot shows the villain very obviously jumping out of the window by running up to it facing forward and spinning around in the air. See more
You had it... You had it... and you pissed it away... goddamit Dex... you had a talent... You had a talent that other people...
[pulls a gun on Hal
... kill for?
Yeah that's right kill for... isn't that what it's all about? Publish or Perish?
[as he fires his gun
The opening Touchstone Logo is in black & white and the logo's flash is accompanied by a thunder clap. See more
DON'T BANG THE DRUM
Written by Mike Scott
& Karl Wallinger
Performed by The Waterboys
Courtesy of Ensign/Chrysalis Records See more