Pump up your average TV cop show with foul language and sardonic wit and some not-ready-for-prime-time sleaze, and you approximate the experience of viewing PLAY NICE. Although the storyline is stuffed with enough red herrings to stock a cannery for years, and the acting is sometimes on
a level with "Star Search," this direct-to-video release boasts a no-nonsense precinct mentality and flashes of caustic black humor.
The tabloids have a field day as Rapunzel, a blonde-wigged babe, goes on a murder spree that gives coitus interruptus a whole new meaning. Burnt out by a recent divorce and separation from his daughter, and bugged by constant inquiries from internal...