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Pretty Poison EW PICK A nifty little suspense tale lifted into near-greatness by Tuesday Weld's performance as a radiantly sexy...Pretty PoisonMystery and Thriller, RomanceR EW PICK A nifty little suspense tale lifted into near-greatness by Tuesday Weld's performance as a radiantly sexy...2006-09-22
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Pretty Poison

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Romance; Starring: Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld; Director: Noel Black; Author: Lorenzo Semple Jr.; MPAA Rating: R

EW PICK

A nifty little suspense tale lifted into near-greatness by Tuesday Weld’s performance as a radiantly sexy high school majorette who tricks an understandably gaga Tony Perkins (freshly released from a mental institution) into helping her commit murder. Set in a small Massachusetts mill town, Pretty Poison unfolds like a literary thriller and sustains an air of eerily calm menace and — thanks to director Noel Black and the enthusiastic work of Weld and Perkins?an erotic allure that will jolt you. EXTRAS None of note; and oh, for a Weld commentary!

Originally posted September 22 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT

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