vt Dangerous Kiss; vt True Detective
US / 94 minutes / color with some bw / Jonathan Furie, Trimark Dir & Scr: Pat Verducci Pr: Jonathan Furie, Andrew Hersh Cine: Chris Squires Cast: Kevin Dillon, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Bowen, Jennifer Savidge, Joshua Schaefer, Tara Subkoff, Marla Sokoloff, Bill Nunn, Ann Devaney, David Packer, Alissa Dowdy, Aimee Brooks, Ashley Crow.
Embarrassingly often, direct-to-video movies compare rather favorably to their big-screen counterparts. Far more frequently, they have a sort of hokey small-budget TV-movie-style charm that transcends all other considerations. And then there are DTVs like True Crime.
Catholic highschool kid Mary Giordano (Silverstone) is obsessed with magazines like True Crime. (Do such mags still exist? I remember reading them as a schoolboy in the 1960s, but I was under the impression they’d vanished long ago.) Kathleen (Dowdy), the younger sister of one of Mary’s classmates, Margie Donlevy (Brooks), has been Continue reading