Kiss and Be Killed (1991)
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OK .... well .... the movie is a sort of horror story that centers around a recently married woman who loses her husband on her wedding day. He is killed by some crooks who have lost face because of him. Among them is Ken Norton , the boxing Champ who defeated Muhammed Ali . He plays one of the crooks . Its obvious that Ken Norton now has a physical disability and this is a result of a terrible head injury that he sustained when he nearly died in a car accident back in 1986. Still compensations are made and its not so noticeable . A shame as he is a very articulate man and does have some acting experience , having starred in the 70's exploitation hit films , Mandingo and Drum. Still its good seeing him in film again.
At times the story is quite silly and for some reason that makes it watchable. Don't get me wrong , this is a pretty poor film but for some reason its watchable. Possibly because of the fact that even though the film lacks a lot , the story does move along. Another thing is that the gore and violent aspect of the standard low grade horror are applied in a slightly different way and sometimes what is usually anticipated is not always the case.
There seems to be a very slight delay in the sound linking and at times the dialog seemed to be in a narrative form.
The only real acting come from Detective Murdoch played by veteran tough guy William Smith and his partner Detective Ross played by Ernest Thomas. There seems to be a slight comedy routine between the two of them.
If you have a bit of time to kill it would probably be better spent watching a more worthwhile movie. But ! Then again this one isn't the worst one around and some people may enjoy it for some reason. There are a lot more movies that would be more of a waste of your time than this one.