This stylish but disappointingly routine thriller, written and directed by
actor-turned-director Alex Winter, may satisfy your curiosity about whatever
happened to "Bill" of BILL & TED fame, but won't satisfy much else. Nick
Parker (Henry Thomas) is a 28-year-old artist who teaches drawing while
struggling in obscurity in a dingy, overheated tenement in the Greenpoint
section of Brooklyn. One morning, Nick's truculent landlord, Sidney Miskowitz
(Sandor Tecsy), is found murdered in his bed, his throat slashed. The police
suspect a recently evicted tenant, last seen threatening Mr. Miskowitz's life.
But Nick has his eye on his shadowy...