a movie lovin' goof
A sexploitation movie bordering on softcore before it turns into a "Dirty Harry/Death Wish" riff, where Morgan Paull's titular small-town cop is forced to find his inner brutish masculinity in addition to his hedonistic virility. And, wouldn't you know it, but that allows him to finally melt the local ice queen! Not deep enough to make its content morally suspect, co-director Lewis Teague (on loan from New World Pictures) helps writer and co-director Leon Capetanos keep the film engaging, giving…
The optimistic existentialist flip-side to "nothing matters"--what if everything mattered? What if empathy could be a constructive weapon? What if a once-huge child actor could come back in a big way and make it seem like he'd never left? What if an international movie star finally got the leading role she'd always deserved? What if the weirdos who made Lil' Jon music videos and the farting corpse movie went bigger, not smaller, for their follow-up feature? What if people had hot dogs for fingers?
It's great to have a film that asks the big questions and answers them in the most exciting, innovative and heartwarming manner.