For much of its running time, EVIL HAS A FACE is a nifty suspense drama that doesn't leave the audience groaning at some crossroads of coincidence. Weaving the police sketch artist into its story line much more astutely than other crime-solving fare like THE SKETCH ARTIST (1992), this
deft thriller features strong acting at its center with some keen psychological observations around its periphery.
Sketch artist Gwen McGarrell (Sean Young) doesn't relish her latest police assignment. The site of this missing-child case in Redmund, Minn., is too close to her hometown and the scene of her own childhood traumas. Although Gwen is treated respectfully by Redmund deput...