An upscale horror tale with a golden pedigree, WOLF starts out energetically. But about an hour in, it loses its biting edge and limps towards a climax that's simultaneously too much and not enough, neither an ambiguous metaphor for the beast within us all nor a straightforward werewolf
Middle-aged book editor Will Randall (Nicholson) becomes a victim of the corporate jungle when money man Raymond Alden (Christopher Plummer) buys the staid publishing house for which he works. Alden gives Randall's job to Stewart Swinton (James Spader), Randall's hustling and disingenuous
protege, and offers Randall a humiliating demotion to a dead-end corner of the bus...