Raw Heat Movie Review
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Female psychiatrist (JoBeth Williams) finds herself falling for a tall, dark stranger (Brosnan), only one of her crazy patients (Virginia Madsen) claims that stranger is actually a madman! Do you believe the rich, sexy widower or the nutcase who keeps showing up when fires are started and blood is thrown all over your kitchen.
Brosnan is merely bored, but Williams and Madsen turn the material into an utter joke. Sure, the plot is stupidly derivative to the point where I'd say a plagiarism lawsuit is in order (as is the score, ripped straight from some of Hitchcock's most classic melodies), but why do the ladies have to run around each scene like whipped-up banshees?
It's silly, it's pointless, and it's frightening that anyone's career recovered from this nightmare.
Aka Victim of Love.