"Mothers don't lock up your daughters" might be the message of this satisfying, well-crafted tongue-in-cheek thriller from director Gary Sherman, whose previous films include DEAD AND BURIED; VICE SQUAD; WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE; and POLTERGEIST 3. LISA stars Staci Keanan, the essence of cute
perkiness from the TV sitcom "My Two Dads," as its spunky 14-year-old title character, whose first, tentative adolescent stirrings are being thwarted by her mom, Katherine (Cheryl Ladd). A perhaps uniquely Californian (the film is set in Los Angeles), contradictory mix of laid-back liberalism and
paranoid repression, Katherine insists that Lisa call her by her first name and shar...