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David A. Prior
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Let's face it folks. Traci Lords is not a person. She is a controlled, marketed and merchandised commodity. Web sites sell Traci books, music, photos, T shirts, films, and even Traci dolls for kids to play with. A critical review or discussion of her porn career could be deleted mostly because sales might go down for these marketers. She is badly miscast in this film as an intern reporter who wants to do a story on a woman's affair who she met on a plane. After the gal is murdered by her lover, Traci senses the missing woman might be in trouble. There is a scary message on her recording before the murder happens. She tells her husband and her boss, "I can hand-uh this story myself-duh," then goes on to ask them what she should do next, giving the secrets away before she writes it. No missing persons report is even filed. She trusts the suspected killer even after he walks up and hears her playing back the recording of the girl's distress. She even trusts him enough to meet him alone at his apartment. Now, the film was not endured to the end, having seen dozens like it, I had already guess-duh what is was. Traci's star vehicle is partly produced by her, contains some lines from her former husband, Brook, and badly acted in an aloof, unemotional way. She wears phony glasses to appear smart, but seems to say "duh" at the end of each sentence. Somehow, The Emperor's New Clothes fable is repeated here. She's The Bad Actress Without Clothes and people are afraid to tell her that her acting is bad-duh! But working Without Clothes more often would improve her next movie. She needs to relax in a nudist colony, someplace.
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