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True Blue
True Blue
Actors: Tom Berenger, Lori Heuring, Pamela Gidley, Barry Newman, Soon-Tek Oh
Director: J.S. Cardone
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2002     1hr 41min

A young woman falls in love with the cop investigating her roommate's murder. Genre: Feature Film-Action/Adventure Rating: R Release Date: 4-OCT-2005 Media Type: DVD


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Actors: Tom Berenger, Lori Heuring, Pamela Gidley, Barry Newman, Soon-Tek Oh
Director: J.S. Cardone
Creators: Darko Suvak, Matthew Ramsey, Adam J. Shully, Carol Kottenbrook, Scott Einbinder
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Sony Pictures
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 03/05/2002
Original Release Date: 01/01/2001
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2001
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 41min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, English, French
Subtitles: Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Excellent Film Noir
tetsuo3 | Somewhere in South Asia | 05/18/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Tom Berenger is excellent in the lead role as a world-weary cop who makes the mistake of looking for love and trust in the wrong places.In the best noir tradition, the two female leads (Lori Heuring and Pamela Gidley) are gorgeous; the music is moody and the story is full of twists and turns.Recommended."
Perfectly adequate mystery film.
skunktrain | So. California, USA | 12/26/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I confess, I came into this film with somewhat lowered expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised. It was a perfectly adequate, competently made mystery movie.The details of the somewhat intricate plot I will not delve into too much here. It involves Asian gangs, S & M, a mystery body part found floating in the river, and a world-weary cop that has been there and done that. The twists and turns in the plot make it a gripping movie to watch, even though it does lag at times.Tom Berenger is quite good as a worn-out middle aged cop who drinks and smokes too much and who seems fed up with the travails of his job. He doesn't seem like a fool, but he does find himself involved in something more complex than what it appears to be on the surface. We feel sympathy for him, and we want him to come out ahead. His heart (though not always his common sense) is mostly in the right place.The main female lead, played by Lori Heuring, didn't seem that convincing to me. She seemed too self-conscious and too "aware of her beauty", which to me is a major flaw. However, she's adequate enough in her performance and lovely to look at.The "look" of this film is moody and film noir, which sometimes manifests itself in a somewhat dreary grey overcast appearance to the movie. Sometimes the actors are not placed in flattering lighting situations either. But, to be honest, they all look fine no matter how abysmal the lighting is.The plot is, as I mentioned before, full of twists and turns. I really enjoyed this. I enjoyed not knowing quite what to expect next, and I enjoyed not being able to predict the next plot twist. (I weary of seeing the same hackneyed plot device trotted out again and again in these kind of mysteries.) Not to say that everything in this movie was unexpected and unique -- it wasn't. It had its flaws, to be sure. But in the end, the script held plenty of surprises and I found it to be satisfactorily interesting.I recommend this film, as long as it's understood that while this film is far from flawless, it's interesting enough. A solid offering."
Admirably well made thriller!
Hiram Gomez Pardo | Valencia, Venezuela | 05/20/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

Even the picture was made without the support of a glorious and sumptuous photography, emerges as a powerful story whose intensity and twists of fate gets maintain the spectator's interest. A hand hanging in a toy's boat in the middle of a lagoon in Central Park, unavoidable it reminds to Blue Velvet, will be the sparkling point that it will lead to a very interesting puzzle of dark interests, sinister sexual tastes, corruption web and hidden dots beneath the apparent state of things. A psychological mirror arrangement in which the solution will be to play with the weapons of your enemy. Sometimes in this quotidian underground logic you must fight "with" and not "against" a very covered and smart enemy who plays and bets hard that handles carefully the necessary balance between corruption, double moral and ineludible prestige to exert pressure in certain power's spheres that keeps to making up the reality and so, survive.

Tom Berenger makes an impressive role when he hast to face this complicated case that will be growing in intensity and complexity. There will be too much interweaved information and the clues will be given through intelligent dialogues and smart clues. Your memory and observation sense will be tested in a film that deserves your attention.

A Neo Film Noir that reaches its aim.

Janice Harrison | Malvern PA | 06/13/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I rated this 4 stars because I'm a big fan of Tom Berenger's acting ability. It's amazing he could do as much as he did, with a script of this caliber and a plot this obtuse and improbable.

Berenger plays an experienced NYPD homicide detective, Rembrandt (Rem) Macy, who has seen everything; he expresses this weariness well in his eyes, facial expressions, attitude and gestures, yet he still is very compassionate towards others. He gets assigned a new case investigating why a detached human hand showed up in a NYC pond. The hand is identified as belonging to a young woman who worked in the Mayor's office and had 2 roommates, one of whom is "Nikki", played by Lori Heuring. Macy and his partner Beck, played by Pamela Gidley, go to visit the roommate, Nikki, and you can see that Macy is immediately attracted to her, yet keeps his professional distance. He tells her where he lives: how improbable is that? Homicide police detectives are notoriously cautious by their training and never give out personal information, such as where they live or anything about their families. Again, this improbability makes the plot beyond believable.

The best thing about the movie is Berenger's acting. He really is talented. The other really good actress in the movie is the actress who played Anna, who is apparently either a detective or research assistant at the police department. She's outstanding. Lori Heuring appears very self-conscious in this film, as though she's not quite sure how she should interpret the part she's playing.

Overall, I would say to buy this movie, just to watch what Tom Berenger can do.