Jack Nicholson (Will Randall), Michelle Pfeiffer (Laura
Alden), James Spader (Stewart Swinton), Kate Nelligan (Charlotte Randall), Christopher Plummer (Raymond Alden)
The biggest disappointment of 1994? Well, it's certainly
one of them.
Jack Nicholson stars as a publishing editor who is bitten
by a wolf and begins to develop lycanthrope tendencies, including an increased aural perception and howling at the moon. Wolf-like qualities also play as a double entendre as he also romances
younger woman Laura Alden (Pfeiffer).
The trouble is that this is a werewolf film that simply
isn't remotely scary, instead it settles for a character study on a mythical beast and a romance between Wolfman Jack and Michelle Pfeiffer which doesn't work due to the complete lack of
An unfulfilling mish-mash of genres which don't go to the
same parties. A shame, since there was so much potential for this to have been better.