Goons Go Gun Crazy

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...

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