An intelligent, very well acted character thriller, with a nourish
mood, and a sharp, smart script by Richard Price.
Al Pacino is at his considerable best as a lonely, hard-drinking cop
who falls for a woman who just may be the killer he's searching for,
played with sexy intensity by Ellen Barkin. John Goodman is also very
good as Pacino's partner on the case.
A clever, tense tale, well told, and that's enough to make a very good