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Jade

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Jade

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Linda Fiorentino, David Caruso, Chazz Palminteri
director:
William Friedkin

We gave it a D

More like a mediocre episode of NYPD Blue than a feature film. David Caruso plays an assistant DA out to solve the murder of his boss. Linda Fiorentino is the ”Jade” of the title, a supposedly irresistible combination of psychologist and hooker. Director William Friedkin can’t do much with Joe Eszterhas’ perfervid script; neither can Fiorentino, who’s around primarily to illustrate an abstract concept: woman as predatory beast. She’d have fared better cast as a tiger in a National Geographic special.