Christian Slater

Thriller is full of gore, but the plot is mindless

Mindhunters is a credulity-stretching thriller that comes to the United States only after having made the rounds of the rest of the civilized world. Yeah, it's pretty bad.

This Renny Harlin-directed dopefest has a premise that should have been laughed out of the first script conference.

FBI cadets studying to be profilers are spending the weekend at an uninhabited island training facility where, as a sort of final exam, they must try to solve a series of mock murders by a fiendish killer.

In fact, the profilers find themselves facing a real killer as they're picked off one by one in a series of bloody booby-trap scenes. We're talking death by decapitation, explosion,...