TITLE: TRUE ROMANCE
DIRECTOR: TONY SCOTT
WRITER: QUENTIN TARANTINO
THE BOTTOM LINE: And Bonnie and Clyde go to L.A.: this corpse opera takes the low road, but with high craft.
If shoot-'em-up, gobble-'em-down movies like The Fugitive and Jurassic Park are rated PG-13 these days, what does an R-rated action adventure look like? Like True Romance: violent to a fault, glam to the max.
Writer Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs) and director Tony Scott (Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop II) must have figured: If we're gonna get an R, then dammit, let's make an R. For a while, True Romance had the...