In a damsel-in-distress thriller, when the heroine suffers a nervous breakdown and her shrink is reluctant to release her from psychiatric care, you know she's unlikely to celebrate another wedding anniversary with her husband. Therefore, it should come as no surprise to viewers of
ILLUSIONS that archaeologist Greg (Robert Carradine) is going to drive his wife Jan (Heather Locklear) round the bend with that old MIDNIGHT LACE treatment. Yet, even after viewing this murky thriller, the why and how of his actions remain baffling--not because of clever twists in the screenplay
but because the bogus plot points are so ineptly presented onscreen.
Why is Dr. Sanders (...