NO WAY BACK appears to have been written on the spot by high school devotees of Shane Black (LETHAL WEAPON, THE LAST BOY SCOUT). The result is a tossed salad of Mafia menace and FBI muscle topped by stale croutons of Yakuza violence. The film premiered on HBO and made its home-video
debut shortly thereafter.
The career of hotshot LA-based FBI agent Zack Grant (Russell Crowe) is jeopardized when he entrusts a skinhead sting operation to neophyte agent Seiko (Kelly Hu). Instead of entrapping the bigots, Seiko obliterates the entire neo-Nazi contingent, including Victor Serlano (Ian Ziering), before
throwing herself out a window. Unaware that Seiko's father was be...