Picks and Pans Review: The Last Boy Scout

UPDATED 12/23/1991 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 12/23/1991 at 01:00 AM EST

Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans

The best that can be said for The Last Boy Scout is that it is better than Willis's phenomenally self-indulgent Hudson Hawk. On the other hand, it's no Die Hard.

The plot features Willis as a down-on-his-luck private eye who reluctantly teams up with Wayans (of In Living Color), an ex-pro-football player, to crack wise and find out who killed Wayans's girlfriend.

Wayans is sharp and shows much promise. Willis is all smirk, bravado and cynical cool. If you like your screen filled with gratuitous shots of scantily clad women, nonstop use of the F word, exploding cars engulfed in flames, bullets zipping through heads, knives digging into groins, and various other forms of mayhem, this is the Christmas present you have been waiting for. (R)

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