'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call -- New Orleans'


Almost 20 years after director Abel Ferrara's cult classic that starred Harvey Keitel, this revision gives Nicolas Cage the central role as a vice-ridden police detective in -- indicating the updating here -- the title city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

With the noted Werner Herzog directing, Cage's variation on the troubled hero looks into multiple murders of immigrants while struggling to get a handle on his own problems. Co-stars include Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Fairuza Balk and Xzibit. *** (R: AS, P, V) (Also on Blu-ray)

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