Carolina Skeletons (1991/Tango DVD)
C Sound: C+ Extras: D Telefilm: C
Gossett Jr. gives it his best is the brother of a wrongly executed young
African American teen getting revenge 30 years later in the awkward,
unsatisfying detective drama Carolina
Skeletons (1991) starting with an interesting premise, then becoming
muddled and contrived beyond belief.
Bruce Dern opposite him, this almost trivializes the subject of racism and
director John Erman cannot juggle the material without it collapsing on
him. Very odd indeed, this did not help
Gossett, though it is ambitious as compared to other projects he likely took
just to get paychecks and stay in the game.
X 1 image is surprisingly soft from older analog transfers with detail issues,
motion blur and aliasing issues. The
Dolby Digital 2.0 is barely stereo and passable, more like a TV recording of
- Nicholas Sheffo