24 July 2000 | Verbal-17
Formulaic and predictable action movie
Let me start by saying that there is not a moment of originality in this movie- you've seen it all before. Every bit of it is taken from other movies. You've got the revenge plot (The Crow), the inexperienced hitwoman (La Femme Nikita), a guy playing both sides of a mob war (Last Man Standing), etc. The plot basically concerns a woman in town to take revenge on the mobsters who wiped out her family. This is used as an excuse for various scenes of violence and some sex. If that's all you care about seeing, then this may be your movie. But if you're looking for a little more, then skip this one- the production values are low, and like I said, you've seen it all before in better movies. The film does have one saving grace, however- it's one of the last movies that the late great Brion James appeared in.