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 Montreal Mirror : Film review - Over the Edge
The tone of Over the Edge is difficult to pin down-it’s at once a dark reflection of a society which has turned its back on its young citizens, a commentary on the generation gap (still resonating close to a decade after the ’60s) and a (not always intentional) comedy.
Parents panic and one renegade cop goes berserk, in footage that is clearly recalling the riots of the previous decade and a half, from Watts to Kent State.
When Dillon is interrogated early in the film by a cop, he’s urged to squeal. /ARCHIVES/2002/081502/film5.html   (531 words) - Violent Cop
Corruption and violence on the streets of Japan as a rogue cop goes over the edge in his search for justice and vengeance.
A cop who knows that rules are there to be broken, etc, etc. Except that 'Beat' Takeshi's tale makes Clint's 1971 outing look positively chirpy and upbeat.
Not averse to handing out impromptu slappings to wayward teens or running down fleeing crooks in his cop car, he's brutal but efficient. /film/reviews/film.jsp?id=109908   (220 words)

 Gamerz-Edge - Sin City Review
Based on the Frank Miller graphic novel of the same name, Sin City’s story starts with the chase down of a Senator’s son by a good cop named Hartigan (Bruce Willis).
One person focused so much of his time on the violence that it completely overshadowed the story, which was wrong and that individual should be slapped around.
It’s difficult to give a healthy description of the story in Sin City, mainly because I could possibly give away too much and ruin it for you all. /dvd/reviews/sincity.html   (983 words)

 Hard Edge PlayStation game
You control one of four charchaters, form a pathetic girl, to an awseom hard hitting undercover cop.
The plot is thin, revoling around a hostage sitution, where you have to rescure a professor, trapped in a huge 33 storey buliding, you must gather clues which will lead too.......
Although the game is a poor resident evil clone, it still has its good times. /ps/B00004TN9X.htm   (173 words)

 Ziggy's Video Realm: Richard Donner directs Lethal Weapon (1987)
The first features Riggs taking out a sniper who’s threatening a schoolyard, and quite frankly is little more than overkill in its attempt to sell the point that Riggs is a cop on the edge, something already proven very well by scenes before and after.
Nowadays, when people think of buddy cops in action flicks, the first pairing that tends to come to mind is Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as Riggs and Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon films.
Indeed, Lethal Weapon 2 is certainly a contender as one of the best buddy cop movies ever made, but you’d never have gotten to the second if it weren’t for the success of the one that came first. /ziggyrealm/reviews/lethalweapon.html   (173 words)

 Cop Shoot Cop - Release: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
The lyrics throughout are much less explicitly focused on political or wider social concerns, instead tackling internal collapses and screwups, characters worth loathing or portraits of people on the edge ("Any Day Now" is especially great, listing a series of promises that may never be filled).
Given how Cop Shoot Cop [+] had evolved its own unique sound out of the basses, drums, and samplers from the original members, becoming more of a straight-ahead rock group inevitably made the band a little less special.
What turned out to be the band's last album before the group rather messily collapsed was, in essence, Cop Shoot Cop [+] holding steady at what it does, almost. /release/release/3   (277 words)

 Castle Ring -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Castle Ring is an ((archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons) Iron Age (Click link for more info and facts about hill fort) hill fort high up on the southern edge of (Click link for more info and facts about Cannock Chase) Cannock Chase.
There are excellent views over (Click link for more info and facts about Cannock Chase) Cannock Chase, the Trent Valley and (Click link for more info and facts about Staffordshire) Staffordshire.
Castle Ring -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article /encyclopedia/C/Ca/Castle_Ring.htm   (277 words)

 MoviesOnline - Edge of Darkness DVD
Edge of Darkness is one of the most effective films I have seen to show the rising of the common man against the enemy.
Vampire Assassins : Derek Washington, a cop with a vengeance, must travel to the dark side and become the one thing he hates the most when a botched sting operation leads to the discovery of a deadly vampire who leads the undead.
All who see this film should read John Steinbeck's play \"The Moon is Down\". /dvd6302682606.htm   (277 words)

 Business Wire: Catch 23 Entertainment and Martin Campbell to Develop Feature Film Version of Critically Acclaimed British Mini-Series ``Edge of Darkness''; Martin Campbell to Direct
A taught, political thriller, "Edge of Darkness" centers on Ron Craven, an "everyman" cop and unfortunate witness to what first appears to be the accidental killing of his daughter, Emma.
Written by Troy Kennedy Martin and directed by Campbell, "Edge of Darkness" was one of the most ambitious and popular BBC drama series ever, receiving six BAFTA awards after it was first broadcast in 1985.
The British Film Institute recently voted "Edge of Darkness" number 15 in its list of the top 100 television programs of the 20th century. /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2002_Jan_15/ai_81810065   (277 words)

 Michael KAMEN & Eric CLAPTON:Lethal Weapon: Film Music on the Web CD Reviews September 2002
The thriller was not live action cartoon cop buddy flick Lethal Weapon, but the six part BBC serial Edge of Darkness (1986).
The Edge of Darkness theme is reprised in "Suicide Attempt", being used to characterise Mel Gibson's Martin Riggs' troubled soul and recklessness, then hinted at throughout the score.
As is becoming the fashion, the booklet names every member of the session orchestra which played on the soundtrack, as well as the "band" - Clapton, David Sanborn on sax, Kamen on keys, Henry Spinetti and Lawrence Cottle on drums and Dean Garcia on bass. /film/2002/Sep02/Lethal_Weapon.html   (277 words)

 Forbidden City Cop
It's been commented on that one positive point of 'Forbidden City Cop' that is immediately apparent is the excellent chemistry between Chow Sing Chi and Carina Lau in the husband and wife roles.
This charming relationship gives the production an extra edge over many of Chow's other works; here he is playing a character that the viewer can really care about.
After this brief yet aimless period, Chow returned to his '008' persona with 'Forbidden City Cop' and once again regained audience appreciation. /reviews/forbidden_city_cop.htm   (277 words)

 Mow Cop Sportswear, for Sportswear in Mow Cop UK
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 Gritstone Trail & Mow Cop Trail
From Rushton Spencer a rise is made to the gritstone outcrops of Bosley Cloud and Congleton Edge to finish at Mow Cop, famous for its mock castle ruins.
The remaining 8.5 miles to the hilltop village of Mow Cop are known as the Mow Cop Trail and form an extension of the Gritstone Trail.
The Mow Cop Trail also forms a section of the Staffordshire Way. /trails_paths/LDP_gritstonetrail.htm   (277 words)

 BBC - Films - review - Beverly Hills Cop III DVD
Sound Nile Rodgers' bloated interpretation of the Axel Foley theme lacks the clean edge of Harold Faltermeyer's creation.
Woe is the sequel that is "Beverly Hills Cop III".
The 5.1 mix doesn't help with a delivery that is flat and lifeless compared to the first two "Beverly Hills Cop" discs. /films/2002/05/13/beverly_hills_cop_3_1994_dvd_review.shtml   (364 words)

 Edge of Darkness (2004)
A feature-film remake of a 1985 BBC television miniseries, Darkness centers on Ron Craven, an cop and widower, who witnesses what first appears to be the accidental killing of his daughter, Emma.
Distraught by the loss and further troubled by his conviction that the bullet was intended for him, Craven takes on the murder investigation with an obsessive zeal to see justice done.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use. /moviesdynamic/movies/movie?id=592107   (364 words) About S. C. Curtis: Reviews
The steel is a good, rigid, stainless variety that seems to hold its edge.
The hilt is covered with wrapped nylon over plastic, and of course since the tang is one piece with the blade there is nothing to separate.
_While this is not a full-length katana, it is of a good useable length for use in tight quarters- it is also easily drawable from your back without hanging up on the sheath. /gp/cdp/member-reviews/A37XGUQ1VH0XM6?_encoding=UTF8   (364 words)

 The Absolutely Weird Bookshelf Hardcover Science Fiction and Fantasy Books: H
Mystery novel of a computer cop investigation election irregularities.
Hoch, Edward D. The Fellowship of the Hand Walker, New York 1973 1st ed, near F in dj.
Harris, Geraldine The Dead Kingdom Greenwillow, New York 1983 1st ed, near F in dj. /weirdbooks/weirdh.html   (6124 words)

 Review: Narc -- The Austin Film Resource
Joe Carnahan keeps you on the edge of your seat, always interested, by switching the mood around throughout the film, as opposed to shoving intense cop scenes down your throat for two hours.
Joe Carnahan has definitely been influenced by other police dramas, but instead of copying them, he reinvents them and what is left is a visually stunning film, along with a well-written script (a rarity in films today), and solid performances.
What makes this opening scene more interesting than all of the other cop/criminal chases the audience has already seen too many times is that undercover narcotics agent, Nick Tellis, happens to be on drugs as well. /columns/reviews/Narc.htm   (6124 words)

Then you’ve got the “bad cop” movie, where an idealistic cop is usually paired with a cynical partner who tells him “the way it is” about skirting the edge of legality in order to maintain the brotherhood of blue.
Dark Blue is a fairly unpleasant movie, in which all the cops except the Ving Rhames character are, at least initially, unlikable, to say the least.
Then, of course, you’ve got the bad “cop movie.” Dark Blue, the new Kurt Russell film, is set in 1992 Los Angeles, during the tumultuous time of the Rodney King trial. /Current/NP/darkblue.htm   (722 words)

 Legal Affairs
Infamous for its loud stridency, the song bluntly calls for a "bloodbath/Of cops dyin' in L.A." Those lines are often Exhibit A for politicians who think music should be rated for violent and sexual content.
Rap gives its own edge to old rock and folk songs written by white musicians that draw on the sympathies of black listeners and the stories of black defendants.
What most white critics have missed, though, is that "Fuck tha Police" is carefully arranged as a trial: "N.W.A. vs. the Police Department." Dr. Dre, N.W.A.'s lead producer and one of the most talented musical impresarios of his generation, plays the role of judge. /issues/May-June-2002/review_hawthorne_mayjun2002.msp   (1795 words)

 PopMatters Television Reviews The Beat
Instead, it focuses on just two characters and thus the two visceral questions behind every cop show — which main character will eventually die (or hover on the edge of death) and how will the perpetrators of this outrage be brought down — possesses genuine dramatic potential.
Fontana and his longtime producing partner Barry Levinson (Homicide and Oz) could have delved into the compensatory sentimentality of the (failed) Brooklyn South and Third Watch to reanimate the beat cop.
We catch the conversation, but when the denouement — the moment of surrender — comes, the camera (and thus the audience) is fussing with the wailing reinforcements and buzzing evacuated residents, arriving in the street below. /tv/reviews/b/beat.shtml   (1666 words)

 PmNet. We don’t validate. » Ronald Reagan Rollin’ Down the 101
I was weaving my way through the streets of Camarillo this morning on my route to work when I saw a few people standing on a freeway overpass with a motorcycle cop sitting near the edge with his lights blinking.
Being the brilliant detective that I am, I deduced that the Ronald Reagan procession was heading to Point Mugu from the library and Simi Valley.
My first thought was that John Kerry must have been coming through from Ronald Reagan’s library, but these people seemed much calmer than your usual crowd of raving, political fanatics. /index.php?p=432   (1666 words)

 JAG TV Show - JAG Television Show -
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept — in this case, the cop show.
JAG (military-speak for Judge Advocate General) is an adventure drama about this elite legal wing of officers trained as lawyers who investigate, prosecute and defend those accused of crimes in the military, including murder, treason and terrorism.
Jag is an action pact drama based on the Navy's Judge Advicote General Corps. /jag/show/242/summary.html   (510 words)

 Energy Terms Glossary C
Continental Shelf: The portion of the sea bottom that slopes gradually from the edge of a continent.
Coefficient of Performance (COP): Used to rate the performance of a heat pump, the COP is the ratio of the rate of useful heat output delivered by the complete heat pump unit (exclusive of supplementary heating) to the corresponding rate of energy input, in consistent units and under specific conditions.
Backwardation is the situation with opposite circumstances from contango. /home/NEO/statshtml/glossaryc.htm   (510 words)

 The Spitters (PCP)
Keeping the dangerous edge for which Missing Foundation was so notorious, the Spitters played their final gig with Cop Shoot Cop and Motherhead Bug at the Grand in April, 1993.
By August, after extensive auditioning, the final lineup was set: Mark on vocals, Tim Bradlee on guitar, Louis Echavarria on drums, and Bill Bronson (Congo-Norvell) on bass.
Other musicians who played with the Spitters in their embryonic form include Judah Bauer (The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion), Link Benka (Shotgun Wedding), and Rebecca Gaffney (Emma Peel). /spitters2.htm   (510 words)

 Peter Barton
Barton's SUN character, Eddie, is a risk-taker who lives on the edge-stealing, kidnapping a cop and killing a double-crossing felon - as he masks career frustration and heartbreak.
In some ways he is as much a risk-taker as his character, Eddie Connors, but unlike the crooked cop, Barton operates within the law and is known as an all-American nice guy.
Barton: I had one woman who had been writing to me for some time as if she was planning to be with me and marry me, and then she read I was seeing someone and wrote to apologize.   (3936 words)

 Diagnosis Murder TV Show - Diagnosis Murder Television Show -
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept — in this case, the cop show.
Murder seems to follow Jessica Fletcher, a former English teacher and a mystery writer full of charm, zest-for-life, and personality; who happens to become "the investigator" when traveling around...
CSI is an innovative, new type of crime drama because the characters use cutting-edge forensic tools to examine the evidence to solve the case. /diagnosis-murder/show/187/summary.html   (470 words)

 Movie Photos: Narc
Fast paced and with frequent use of jump cuts, Gilory puts you on edge just like you would be if you were a cop working in the seedy drug world, where danger and death can literally be found around every corner.
They are in the process of tracking down a cop killer, but nothing in the movie is quite as straightforward as it might appear.
In the Silicon Valley, it will be showing at the AMC and the Century theaters. /photo/2002_Narc_photo.html   (470 words)

 Without a Trace TV Show - Without a Trace Television Show -
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept — in this case, the cop show.
More Pictures Without a Trace is a fast-paced procedural drama about the Missing Persons Squad of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The sole responsibility of the special task force is to find missing persons by applying advanced psychological profiling techniques to peel back the layers of the victims' lives and trace their whereabouts in an effort to discover whether they have been abducted, been murdered, committed suicide or simply run away. /without-a-trace/show/7449/summary.html   (603 words)

 Monk TV Show - Monk Television Show -
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation took television by storm in 2000 with its innovative and cutting-edge updating of a standard series concept — in this case, the cop show.
Former police detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub), whose photographic memory and amazing ability to piece together tiny clues made him a local legend, has suffered from intensified obsessive-compulsive disorder and a variety of phobias since the unsolved murder of his wife, Trudy, in 1997.
On jury duty, Monk tries to convince his fellow jurors of the defendant's innocence and figure out who is actually guilty. /monk/show/9130/summary.html   (447 words)

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