New movie releases this week include Katherine Heigl’s return to the big screen, plus The Promise, Truman, and more
Matthew Lickona 6 p.m., April 21
Feds and mobsters alike are after one little bounty hunter and a white-collar bail-jumper. The attempts at ingratiation are at times a little queasy-making (the bounty hunter was drummed out of the police force for his honesty, the embezzler took money from the mob and gave it to charity), but sheer persistence and a perfectly chosen cast — from Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin on down to, say, Robert Miranda as a dim-witted strong-arm in constant fear of reprimand — alleviate the problem. With Yaphet Kotto and Dennis Farina; directed by Martin Brest. 1988.