Along with redressing the balance between the sexes, director Roger Donaldson has cooked up two or three suspense scenes that surpass their earlier equivalents. Some chase stuff seems a bit tired and perfunctory, but Donaldson really puts the pedal to the floor for the climactic bordertown hotel shootout. Enter Carol pointing a pistol, not quite sure whom she intends to shoot. Paul Feldsher, a former ICM agent and producer of several Miramax films, said that Sciorra was one of his closest friends for several years. Plot clicks in as Doc is released from a Mexican slammer courtesy of the slick crime lord Jack Benyon James Woods , who recruits the master thief and explosives expert to head a heist of a Phoenix dog track vault.
Kendall. Age: 22.
Enter Carol pointing a pistol, not quite sure whom she intends to shoot.
Elise. Age: 29.
All comparisons aside, the new film simply engages attention by virtue of its nasty narrative, duplicitous characters and tough action, which puts it a cut above the norm among Hollywood crime sagas these days. With a late-hitting bid, Focus Features is closing in on a deal for worldwide rights to the movie in a sale worth somewhere in the mid-seven-figure range, insiders said. Variety Intelligence Platform. As the 92nd annual Academy Awards draw closer, anticipation builds as movie fans anxiously wait to find who will take home a gold statue.