Cinema: Police Gazette

BUSTING Directed and Written by PETER HYAMS

There is a great deal militating against the success of this enterprise, mostly of its own devising. First of all, as the title implies, this is a police movie, a genre so overworked during the past few months that it nearly has the status of an ecological menace. Busting features the usual climactic car chase, which is sufficiently grueling but also grindingly familiar, and a camera that seems forever to be bouncing across the scenes it is recording, as if the crew were performing a perpetual schottische....

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