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Video Review: 'Dangerous Touch'

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Dangerous Touch

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Kate Vernon, Lou Diamond Phillips, Max Gail
director:
Lou Diamond Phillips
author:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Kurt Voss
genre:
Erotic, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D

The problem with being a cowriter-director-star is that it doesn’t leave you much time to hang out at the video store, so Lou Diamond Phillips had no way of knowing how many movies have already been made about female sex therapists who get swept off their feet by kinky strangers. And while Dangerous Touch doesn’t exactly disgrace this tradition, the film’s only real distinction is in the way it reduces the usual convoluted vengeance plot down to a bare-bones excuse for soft-core sex scenes. But even the worst X-rated auteur wouldn’t attempt the hokey way Phillips intercuts lovemaking scenes with a violinist playing, although he probably just couldn’t find any stock footage of trains and tunnels. D

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