Riley Davis and Cliff Davis are Seattle police detectives - Riley in narcotics, Cliff recently promoted into the detective ranks in homicide - and estranged brothers. The estrangement is ... See full summary »
Riley Davis and Cliff Davis are Seattle police detectives - Riley in narcotics, Cliff recently promoted into the detective ranks in homicide - and estranged brothers. The estrangement is due to a former case gone wrong that involved both and their police officer father. The brothers end up working together again on a case, that of murdered model Mark Pearson, the brother of Riley's fiancée, Kenzie Pearson, also a model who works for the same agency. Before Mark died, he mysteriously left for Riley a camera with only one shot taken on the roll of film in it. Riley, after developing the film, finds blurry, indistinguishable images on that photograph. He is certain that those images or the camera itself have something to do with the murder. The case takes on new dimensions when Kenzie is kidnapped. Cliff and the rest of the police force's prime goal is to determine the motive for the murder and thus catch the murderer, while Riley's is to get Kenzie back alive and safe. The process of ... Written by
Contrary to popular belief, all former wrestlers are not destined to win Oscars. This certainly fits the bill here in the TNT production SHUTTERSPEED. Former wrestler Steve Borden plays no nonsense cop Riley Harris, a detective determined to find a the killer of a friend of his. Nobody murders a friend a Riley Harris, leaving me to guess that the rest of us are on our own.
When Detective Harris isn't beating up thugs, not to mention due process of law; he's sits around in confabs with his boss or his estranged brother, looking bored. I mean, really bored. Well, that makes two of us.
This made for TV fluff would have at least made for decent time burning fodder, had it not been so predictable, better acted and not suffering from such an flat script. Had Borden's character been assigned to detect an original thought in the script, the detective would have hanged up his holster and retired in despair.
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