Though this is not an unpleasant film, and it has several genuinely funny moments, it was a major disappointment. It was the follow-up film for both director Sam Raimi, whose debut feature, THE EVIL DEAD, was one of the freshest and scariest independent horror films in years, and
screenwriters Joel and Ethan Coen, the whiz kids who made the very successful BLOOD SIMPLE. Louise Lasser witnesses the murder of her husband's business partner by Paul L. Smith and Brion James, a pair of exterminators. Her husband, Edward R. Presser, has hired the men, but when they realize they
have been seen, they casually add her to their list of people to kill. A lot of energy is evid...