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Hexed

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Hexed

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Claudia Christian, Arye Gross, Adrienne Shelly
director:
Alan Spencer
author:
57576
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a D-

Now that the Republicans are out of office, how long will it be before the studios stop producing the sort of material-girl wet-dream comedies they’ve been churning out since the dawn of the Reagan era? Hexed starts out as the umpteenth Risky Business knockoff and then degenerates into a haphazard ”spoof” of Basic Instinct: When the leggy supermodel (Claudia Christian) starts killing people, it appears to be because the hero (Arye Gross) has already bedded her and the film literally doesn’t know what to do next. Gross, as always, makes a strenuously uncharismatic young quipster he’s like the son Dustin Hoffman’s Ben Braddock might have raised had he gone into plastics. D-

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