A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling organization seeking to expand into designer drugs. This ‘ugly side of the war on drugs’ explores the context of race, identity, and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating investigation.
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omgosh Surprisingly good film! Had some great lines that made me guffaw, such as, "you ain't had pussy since pussy had you" and "a man has two things in his life: his soul and his balls. Or is that three things?" But on a more serious note, this was actually a very good film! :D Made my night.
This is a great movie. Underrated like alot of 90's noir efforts, this is the best of the pack along with One False Move and Bound. Fishbourne conveys the anxieties of post L.A. riots angst superbly as an undercover cop trying to do right. Jeff Goldblum plays the polar opposite of this equilibrium, and their barometer is what makes this film more interesting than the norm. Directed by the underrated Bill Duke.