This stylish, attenuated, lowlife thriller is another wrong lesson learned from MEAN STREETS. Four buddies work for local crime boss Leo Richards (Keith David): Volatile Shotsie (Gene Mitchell), decent guy Hooker (Shant Bejanian), his wussy cousin Dennis
(Paul Klar) and pretty, stone killer Mike (David Amos). Tired of Leo's bullying, they concoct a plan to kill both Leo and his chief rival, then take over the whole neighborhood. Is there anyone watching who imagines it's going to go off as planned? The movie's claim to originality is that bad boy
Mike is sleeping with unstable Det. Billy White (David Proval, MEAN STREETS' Tony), and the measure of its failure is th...