C. Thomas Howell directs himself as a hard-boiled private eye in this thriller that flirts with elements of parody before settling down to become a by-the-numbers endeavor.
Blaize Rybeck (C. Thomas Howell), an LA private detective whose practice runs largely to monitoring unfaithful spouses, is hired by beautiful Emma Ruselle (Sophie Ward) to locate her missing brother Kenny, a flight instructor whose body was not in his plane when it crashed. Clues lead Blaize to
Moe (Titus Welliver) and his thrill-seeking friends. Pretending to be an unemployed laborer, Blaize gains Moe's confidence by making a daring bungee jump.
When Blaize is warned off the case by FBI...