As derivative sex-and-violence direct-to-video B-movies go, WRITE TO KILL, which bears a faint resemblence to the superior MARATHON MAN, is a slightly better than run-of-the-mill crime thriller, due mainly to a solidly above-average cast.
Clark Sanford (Scott Valentine) is a college student and aspiring mystery novelist whose work falls short because his killers lack credibility. His brother, Jamie (Chris Mulkey), is abruptly released from prison two years early from his sentence for money laundering. He's cut a secret deal with
US Treasury agent Chambliss (Andreas Katsulas) to help bring down top money launderer Gaston (Ray Wise). However, Gaston uncovers the ...