In the long, hit-and-miss career of writer-director Alan Rudolph, this misbegotten comedy falls squarely into the miss bin. Trixie Zurbo (Emily Watson) works routine security for the Attack Security Agency, but longs for a real case to crack. Sure, every other
word from her mouth is a malapropism and every second line a mangled cliché Trixie makes Norm Crosby sound like William Safire but she's nobody's fool. Trixie gets her big break when she's sent to nab pickpockets at a casino overlooking a picturesque mountain lake that's slowly being
poisoned by greedy local developer Red Rafferty (Will Patton). She gets the lowdown on Red from schmaltzy casino ...