Dark Side of Genius

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Dark Side of Genius ★★ 1994 (R)

Jennifer Cole (Hughes), a reporter for an L.A. arts weekly, tries to get the story on artist Julian Jons (Fraser), who's just been paroled after being imprisoned for the murder of his model. Now his lurid new paintings of a sultry nude model hint at some obsessive behavior and Jennifer's reporter instincts may be the death of her. 86m/C VHS . Finola Hughes, Brendan Fraser, Glenn Shadix, Moon Zappa, Patrick Richwood, Seymour Cassel; D: Phedon Papamichael; W: Fred Stroppel; C: Phedon Papamichael; M: Tom Hiel.