Despite being haunted by the ghosts of dozens of other direct-to-video serial killer flicks, CATHERINE'S GROVE is a moderately engrossing foray into perversity. Astute mystery buffs will anticipate the screenplay's curve balls, but the movie redeems itself with believable psychological
underpinnings and some supple acting.
In South Florida, hedonism on the the alternative bar scene is dampened by a series of hammer slayings. Busy with the homicide investigation, Detective Nick Pirelli (Andy Fiscella) turns over a missing person case to his partner Jack Doyle (Jeff Fahey), who moonlights as a private investigator.
Doyle and Charley (Maria Conchita Alonso), his g...