Sun­day 10.30pm Thriller/crime (MA15+) ★★★

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - Movie Reviews -

Writer-di­rec­tor Shane Black made his de­but be­hind the cam­era here, ped­dling his knack for com­edy-in­fused ac­tion and throw­ing for­mula out the win­dow. His weapon of choice this time was Robert Downey Jr, then on the re­bound from his per­sonal prob­lems. Black could not have cho­sen any­one bet­ter to play Harry Lock­hart, a New York petty thief who some­how winds up in Hol­ly­wood au­di­tion­ing for a part in a cop movie.

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