Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest... See full summary »
Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max 'Slim' Reuter's hookers and porn actresses, whom he had sex with before - and while making a most incriminating call about his murder attempt at a high society campaign party for mayor Garland's electoral challenger Mary Washington, where the bullet is however caught by councilor Frank Constantine, who also survives. Gav's client, businessman Ian Hunter, who was videotaped earlier, has his girl Marina shoot Gav and then Julie, later Slim who. Rough but effective police detective Killian investigates, helped by Julie's friend Carly Marsh, and unravels even more sordid connections. Written by
Not quite as bad as it's made out to be. You can't expect too much for a direct-to-video production anyway. It did have the egregious Daniel Baldwin (one of the less talented Baldwin brothers, and that's saying a lot!) acting to best of his (extremely limited) ability. Angie Everhart shows her chops (among other things) by credibly pretending to be attracted to Baldwin. Catalina Larranaga also shows that she can seriously act, and deserves a shot at some roles where she doesn't have to get naked. Don't get me wrong, I liked seeing her. A lot. But she is pretty enough, and talented enough to do better things. Good luck to her. Lauren Reina also shows some real talent. She doesn't seem to have much of a credit list, so who knows if she's still in the business? But both of these young women put in as good of a performance as the material allowed. The plot had some big holes, of course. But I've seen worse. Some of the supporting actors weren't very convincing, such as Willie Gault and Joe Costanza. The direction was reasonable. Overall, I couldn't really recommend this one unless you want to see it for the under-appreciated young actresses, or for the nudity.
By the way, I saw on a different website some talk of a Swedish version/edit of this film film with considerably more of the sex scenes. I understand about editing for TV, or theatrical releases, (apparently not an obstacle for this film) but why edit these films down for cable TV, or especially DVD release? I'd really like to see all of a movie, whether it involves sex or not.
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