EYES OF LAURA MARS
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Screenplay by John Carpenter and David Zelag Goodman
Whatever its other merits, a movie thriller cannot go anywhere without an exciting story. This may seem an obvious point, but somehow it is lost on Hollywood's more headstrong producers. Two years ago, Robert Evans unveiled Marathon Man, a showy production that hopped all over the world without ever arriving at a credible or coherent plot development. Not to be outdone, Producer Jon Peters has now brought forth Eyes of Laura Mars. Like Marathon Man, this film is long on trendy settings, high-priced actors and vicious murders,...