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Killing Club, The
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by Scott Weinberg

"Thelma and Louise redux, with the added improvement of former porn-stars."
2 stars

Most obscure and boring cable flicks can be described as Movie X meets Movie B. (Example: "Die Hard" meets "Steel Magnolias") As "The Killing Club" began spinning through my DVD player my first thought was 'OK, this is "Thelma & Louise" meets...'

There was no 'meets'! It's basically just Thelma & Louise with blond cutie Julie Bowen (Happy Gilmore) in the Geena Davis role and former porn-star Traci Lords in the Sarandon!

Also known (to about eleven people) as You're Killing Me, flick offers a sweet-natured gal who casually turns to a life of man-killing after accidentally murdering her atrociously nasty boyfriend.

The former porn star doesn't exactly try to talk her out of it.

There are a few unpredicted twists along the way, and the adorable Ms. Bowen does the best she can with such derivative material...but that's hardly any sort of ringing endorsement.

Offering perhaps a bit more wit than one would expect from such a derivative cable flick, The Killing Club isn't one of the worst rehashes you'll find populating the late-night cable channels...

...but a good night's sleep would probably do you some good.

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11/07/05 D.L. Robertson Pace is slow, but not bad over all. 3 stars
5/16/05 Netczar One Worth watching for Traci Lords performance alone. 4 stars
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  02-Mar-2001 (R)



Directed by
  Antoni Stutz

Written by
  Amy Kiehl

  Julie Bowen
  Traci Lords
  Dawn Maxey
  Neal McDonough
  David Packer
  Scott Trost

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