Tripping over its innumerable double crosses, DOUBLE CROSS is a contemporary film noir over-achiever. Sleek direction, a capable cast, and a veneer of true-crime verisimilitude compensate for lots of ersatz eroticism and trumped-up surprises.
Released from prison after serving a term for white-collar crime, former Wall Street trader Jack Conealy (Patrick Bergin) plans a quieter existence as a video-store owner in a one-horse Nevada town. En route to his destination, Jack has a fender-bender, and then a tryst, with Vera Blanchard
(Kelly Preston); he agrees to lie for her because she claims she doesn't want to anger her "father" with another citation. By the tim...