Video Review

Black Day Blue Night

MPAA Rating: R

Details Movie Rated: R; Genre: Mystery and Thriller; With: Gil Bellows and Mia Sara

This road thriller follows a familiar route: Two wronged women (Mia Sara, Michelle Forbes) hop into a red Cadillac convertible, pick up a mysterious, handsome hitchhiker (Gil Bellows) in the Utah desert, find themselves mixed up in a manhunt for an armed robber and $1 million in stolen cash, and are pursued by an overzealous cop (J.T. Walsh). A final, out-of-nowhere curveball steers this eerie, atmospheric film into absurdity, but as a rental, Black Day Blue Night is a surprisingly pleasant ride. B-

Originally posted Aug 23, 1996 Published in issue #341-342 Aug 23, 1996 Order article reprints