CONFESSIONS OF A HITMAN, a straight-to-video Hemdale actioner, is not to be confused with DIARY OF A HITMAN, the much-praised Forest Whitaker vehicle of 1992. Owing much to what can already be called the Tarantino School, this pretentious noir narrative is steeped in an existential malaise
that seems to have spread to the filmmakers.
Bruno Serrano (James Remar), an enforcer and hitman for the LA mob, is instructed by his kingpin Uncle Dino to deliver a routine transshipment of several million dollars. Bruno executes his unwitting accomplice and flees with the cash, commandeering a stretch limo and ordering its chauffeur,
Charley (Michael Wright), to head for ...