One of the year's more curious misfires, COMPANY BUSINESS, a post-Cold-War comedy-thriller, tries to replace the treachery of nations with the treachery of men, achieving only middling results.
Sam Boyd (Gene Hackman) is a retired CIA operative hanging on by his fingernails in the private investigation racket. Working for a cosmetics company, he obtains--at risk of life and limb--proof of corporate espionage only to find himself bested by a computer nerd who obtained better proof just
by breaking into the offending company's data banks. Still, Boyd is less than thrilled when his erstwhile employer calls him back for one more caper. Running the operation are Col...