Picks and Pans Review: New on Video

updated 12/04/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/04/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

>SOCKO: THE MIGHTY QUINN Denzel (Cry Freedom) Washington lends weight to this reggae-flavored mystery. He's a Caribbean cop investigating a murder the high authorities want covered up. He's resolute, tough-even faithful to wife Sheryl Lee Ralph. Robert Townsend is effective as a rascally suspect. (CBS/Fox)

PUNCHY: HOMEBOY If Mickey Rourke's career were any more spotted, he'd be a leopard. In this boxing film, he's a pug who should have thrown in the towel long ago. (I.V.E.)

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