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Conflict of Interest

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Conflict of Interest

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Christopher McDonald, Judd Nelson
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a C-

So this is where formerly ubiquitous brat packer Nelson has ended up — over the top as bad guy Gideon, the murderous leader of a car-theft ring. Wearing huge sideburns, black eyeliner, and billowy pirate shirts, he looks like he belongs in a silent movie. The picture he’s in, however, is the usual noise. In Conflict of Interest, McDonald plays the good guy, a troubled cop whose teenage son has fallen into Gideon’s web. Too bad the more involved this movie gets, the less involved we become. C-

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