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Hourglass Review

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A business executive gets mixed up with a killer female and her lesbian roommate, who plot to take over his fashion business.

★★★★

Recounting in flashback from his bijou residence in the clink, C. Thomas Howell tells the tale of how he brought about the downfall of his family fashion business and his own incarceration for multiple murder. Sofia Shinas (The Crow) makes a glamorous femme fatale in Howell’s latest slice of directional wish-fulfilment, but frequent, shadily-lit sex and impossibly opulent coastal dwellings cannot disguise the basic absurdity of the whole sorry affair.

A turkey and a half