This confused thriller employs some initially interesting topical elements (urban hate crimes, neo-Nazi groups) but quickly degenerates into just another mayhem-spewing genre item.
Pulitzer-nominated investigative journalist Max Pierce (Robby Benson) has been on a drunken binge in San Francisco since the unexplained death of his son and wife six years previously. When his father Abe (Joseph Rulkin) is beaten and hanged by anti-Semitic hooligans, he cleans up his act and
returns to LA. Getting no help from Lt. Johanson (Isaac Hayes), Max begins investigating LA hate crimes with the help of old friends Anderson (Jeff East), a radio talk-show host who gives him a...