Produced in 2000 and shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001 before going straight-to-DVD four years later, this murkily conceived and photographed thriller insists that its hero, villain and victims are all damaged goods. That list should include the screenwriter and his director-co-writer. Documenting victims has taken its toll on sensitive police photographer Joe McCormack (John Mellencamp, the rock musician).
Although Joe chooses to throw in the towel, a narcissistic serial killer (Michael Zelniker) admires his work and doesn't feel that Joe should hang up his Nikon. This unnamed "fan" follows Joe to Rochester, New York, where prodigal Joe plans to make up f...