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Detective Joe Garvey is called in to a mysterious case: a ballerina has been slayed on stage during a performance, it seems she didn't even fight. At her house Garvey finds her 14 years old precocious sister Tinsel. She's not very cooperative, so he arranges to have her sent to the orphanage -- until she's attacked too. He takes her under his wings, and soon both get the attention of a secret organization. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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He's a tough cop with a cold heart...out to solve a cult murder that's tearing the city wide open. See more »

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Despite starring in this movie, Kris Kristofferson himself has scorned it since. When fans come asking about the picture, he often pretends to not remember even filming it. See more »

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Mediocre, straight-to-tape action flick
23 February 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Disgruntled cop Kris Kristofferson (looking good sans beard and mustache) protects a sassy teenage girl (Drew Barrymore) from the killers who just did away with her sister, a professional ballerina who was killed during a performance. Barrymore's character (named "Tinsel"!) is tough to take, with lots of whiny outbursts and tantrums, but Kristofferson is decent and supporting players Martin Landau, Dey Young and O.J. Simpson are each very good. The slim production values render this a B-movie (maybe even a C-movie), but it isn't terrible. Richard Danus wrote and directed, and while the shabby-looking picture doesn't exactly showcase a hot, promising new talent, at least he gets the job done. ** from ****


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