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The Art of Dying (1991)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  8 August 1991 (USA)
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A cinematographer and his assistant are attracting aspiring young actors and actresses by getting them to try out for their movie. Once filming, the evil cameraman actually kills them. The ... See full summary »

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Roscoe
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Latin Jerry
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A cinematographer and his assistant are attracting aspiring young actors and actresses by getting them to try out for their movie. Once filming, the evil cameraman actually kills them. The detective on the case has his hands full trying to help out runaways with stars in their eyes. When some of the people he knows turn up dead, he takes it personally, and as he gets closer to the truth his girlfriend is endangered. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Jack: All right, fella, this has gone far enough. Now, listen to me, nobody wants to hurt you any more. But you're sick, and you need some help.
Roscoe: SICK? Oh no, I'm way beyond sick! Hell, Jack, I'm even beyond reality!
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Wings Hauser plays "Dirty Harry" .......
13 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wings Hauser is in full "Dirty Harry" mode, not respecting his superiors, getting himself suspended, putting his partners welfare last, and apprehending criminals while breaking every police rule in the book. The basic story involves two gay freaks who turn acting parts into body parts, luring innocent would be actors and actresses into their snuff film. "The Art of Dying" certainly has a high sleaze factor, but the story is marginal at best. Although Hauser's ego is constantly being stroked with numerous sex scenes, much of the film lacks the action necessary to move things forward. There are a few moments of humor, such as when Wings tells his girlfriend "You're like a one night stand that never goes away." Not bad of it's type. - MERK


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