Cinema: Trade-Off the Mean Season

Directed by Phillip Borsos Screenplay by Leon Piedmont

The first victim, a teenage girl, is dispatched somewhere in the middle of the main titles. That leaves four to go, according to the killer who calls Newsman Malcolm Anderson (Kurt Russell) to confide his demented thoughts. He promises to keep the reporter, who works for the fictional Journal in a very real Miami, posted on his future plans.

At first it looks like a young journalist's dream: exclusive access to a murderer's mind while he is in the act of committing his crimes. After just a couple of stories, the city editor is whispering of Pulitzer Prizes. But the situation...

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