This lurid, leering, and inept COLORS-ripoff is maybe as loathsome a movie as ever came out of the generally loathsome exploitation genre. Cashing in on the crack epidemic, CRACK HOUSE begins by paying lip service to exploring the roots of the nationwide drug crisis. However, this serves
merely as a pretext for an offensive peep-show exercise in misogynistic violence. Utterly incoherent by any conventional standards, CRACK HOUSE revolves around two overaged students, Rick Morales (Gregg Gomez Thomsen) and Melissa (Cheryl Kay), trying to graduate from their Los Angeles ghetto high
school and enter mainstream society without falling prey to gang and drug violence. Of...