Lurid rather than provocative, the erotic thriller DESIRE is one of those JAGGED EDGE-convolutions in which a heroine must weigh a man's bedroom virility vs. his homicidal potential. Is he a ladykiller or literally a lady killer? DESIRE can pat itself on its negligee-covered back for one
reason: it juggles suspects skillfully enough to dupe viewers into guessing the killer's identity incorrectly.
LA is plagued by a series of brutal murders in which the female victims are doused with Desire perfume, the best-selling fragrance of Lantel Inc. As security chief for Lantel, ex-cop Lauren Allen (Kate Hodge) crosses paths with her former partner, Nick Palermo (Robert M...