The moviegoing year came to an unremarkable close with DELTA HEAT, a curdled mix of gunplay and gumbo--the umpteenth variation on the buddy-cop formula.
The LAPD traces a new designer drug to New Orleans, where one officer turns up murdered and mutilated Cajun-voodoo-style. The victim's partner, silly California pretty-boy Detective Mike Bishop (Anthony Edwards), arrives in Bayou Country with an earring, a disco-dance wardrobe and a vow of
vengeance. The killer's style was the trademark of Antoine Forbes, a legendary crimelord who supposedly perished in a fiery shootout and explosion years ago. One of the last Louisiana lawmen to hunt Forbes was clean-cut New Or...