Actor Lou Diamond Phillips inauspiciously expands his job description to both star and
screenwriter of AMBITION, a lurid, plodding thriller, leaving costar Clancy Brown no choice but to steal the movie.
Mitchell (Phillips), an aspiring L.A. novelist, would kill to make the bestseller list. He's already written one sensitive book about his long-suffering father, Tatay (Haing S. Ngor), but all it's gotten him so far is a wall papered with rejection letters. Meanwhile he stews at his job as a
bookstore manager, watching Stephen King and his disciples dish up the gore to top the bestseller list. Hoping to slice off his own piece of the profitable grand gu...