Twist and doubt

Purtell, Tim
February 1996
Entertainment Weekly;02/09/96, Issue 313, p61
Presents brief plots of the motion pictures `House of Games,' starring Lindsay Crouse, `No Way Out,' starring Kevin Costner, `Jacob's Ladder,' starring Tim Robbins, `Final Analysis,' starring Richard Gere and `Exotica.'


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