ONE GOOD COP is determined to be all things to all people. It's a buddy movie. It's a gritty cop movie, with drug lords and corruption in high places. It's an action flick, with shootouts and car chases. And it's a warm human drama about a married couple and the three children they adopt
despite many difficulties. It's also an overly ambitious mix of so many elements that no one of them is able to dominate and give the movie shape and tone.
Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton) is a man who divides his loyalty between the New York Police Department, his wife Rita (Rene Russo) and his impulsive partner Stevie Diroma (Anthony LaPaglia), a widower with three small daughter...