Original ideas are hard to come by in mainstream Hollywood. If it's not a father and son switching bodies, it's a group of scientists battling monsters underwater. The latest trend (in horror films at least) seems to be the resurrection of condemned psycho-killers who can enter people's
bodies at will--not a particularly brilliant plot device, but one that resurfaced in at least two films during 1989 (SHOCKER and THE HORROR SHOW), and that now returns again in THE FIRST POWER. This time out, Lou Diamond Phillips plays Russell Logan, a police detective with a reputation for
nailing serial killers. Presently, Logan is hard at work on the case of the "Pentagram Killer...