In the Los Angeles empire of cocaine dealer David Jason (Jeff Goldblum), undercover cop Russell Stevens (Laurence Fishburne) is a rising star. The trouble is, the deeper Stevens gets, he has a tougher time figuring out who's worse: the criminals he's setting up or his colleagues. Packed with plenty of action scenes and great performances, this cop thriller offers a disturbing angle on crime and power.
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- Bill Duke
- This movie is
RViolence, language, drug use and sensuality
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
New Line continues to impress; even its non-Special Edition titles are created with remarkable care and attention. This disc offers a widescreen/full-screen option on one side. As for audio, there's a choice of Dolby Surround Sound or Dolby 5.1, with English subtitles. Cast and crew information and the original trailer are included.
The image looks great on this disc -- the cinematography's muted tones were captured perfectly. But the volume seems to have been mastered at an extremely loud level (a minor quibble).
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it