When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.
Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has an addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which ... See full summary »
Nick Eliot, a 28-year-old newspaper reporter, moves into the guest house of the Forresters. Everything goes fine until he meets 14-year-old Adrienne, the Forresters' only child. When she develops a crush and is rebuffed, she retaliates with vengeance.Written by
Alicia Silverstone and Kurtwood Smith are daughter and father in this film. Alicia Silverstone would go on to play Barbara Wilson/Batgirl in Batman and Robin (1997). In the film, Barbara Wilson is Alfred Pennyworth's niece. But, in the DC comic, Barbara is the daughter of Comissioner Jim Gordon. Kurtwood Smith later provided the voice of Comissioner Jim Gordon in Beware the Batman (2013). See more »
When Adrian and Nick are fighting by the stairs at the end of the movie, the wooden pole that Adrian is swinging bends. See more »
Alicia's first big film is by far her best. She's gripping, believable and absolutely devilish in the role of little rich witch. Cary Elwes is completely at home in the role of victim as this vortex of terror swirls around him. It's impossible to watch this film without a chill running down your spine. Oh, if only the rest of us could inspire that kind of devotion from our admirers!
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