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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
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A young boy dies from a stray bullet during a shootout between a cop and mob family member who had previously been supiciously given probabtion, only to break its terms. New York's Deputy Mayor, Kevin Calhoun starts digging for information. Written by
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When Kevin signs to the Mayor to cut his speech short and he cuts it to present Tokyo's governor with an award, the governor stands up to greet the mayor before being completely announced. That means that the Japanese actor rushed his entrance. See more »
This is one of the best crime-drama movies during the late 1990s. It was
filled with a great cast, a powerful storyline, and many of the players
involved gave great performances. Pacino was great; he should have been
nominated for something. John Cusack was good too, as long as the viewer
doesn't mind his Louuu-siana accent. He may come off as annoying if you
can't stand this dialect. The way that Pacino's character interacted with
Cusack's character was believable, dramatic, and slightly comical at times.
Danny Aiello was superb as always. David Paymer was great in a supporting
role. Bridget Fonda was good but not memorable.
There were times when this picture mentioned so many characters, probably
too many. It may take a second viewing to remember, "which Zapatti was
which?" After so many cross-references, one has to stop and think just to
The ending didn't have a lot of sting. It was built up for so long and then
was a bit of a letdown. This was one of the few problems with the
Since the movie wasn't billed as a "huge, blockbuster" big screen hit, it
made some forget that this movie even existed. Pacino and Aiello were great
but the film's lack of "splash" in the theaters may have accounted for no
nominations. It was semi-successful in the home market, and viewers are
still learning that this title is out there. Made in 1996, it still stands
up today and will remain popular for many years to come.
So, make yourself some lemon pudding (you'll see) and see this
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