Make no mistake, this is a lousy movie: a cheap-looking, poorly paced comedy loosely based on Richard Connell's classic (and frequently ripped-off) short story "The Most Dangerous Game." That said, it also marks the first time the
considerably talented John Leguizamo has been given the solo spotlight in a major Hollywood feature, and for that reason alone it deserves a little notice. Leguizamo stars as Pestario "Pest" Vargas, a hyperactive Miami scam artist who unwittingly agrees to play human prey to a sadistic human
hunter (Jeffrey Jones). It's a role tailor-made for Leguizamo's shape-shifting brand of comedy: In order to escape his predators, Pest assumes a var...