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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Geena Davis
Samuel L Jackson
Craig Bierko
Directors
Renny Harlin
Screenwriters
Shane Black
Running Time
120 minutes

The Long Kiss Goodnight
A more effective vehicle for husband/wife due Harlin and Davis.


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Plot
Davis is an amnesiac school teacher who has flashbacks to a violent past and decides it's time to discover her former self when she is forced to stab an intruder. She enlists the help of Jackson, bent cop turned private eye, and they find themselves in a government conspiracy that revolves around evil an Bierko and a slimy Malahide.


Verdict
Most of the fun comes from the Davis/Jackson pairing and some frantic action scenes, though problems include too many "meaningful" close-ups of cigarettes being lit and booming (appropriately) sound.


Reviewed by David Eimer

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