Carlito's Way

After the costly, clumsy debacle of BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES and the addled psychosis of RAISING CAIN, Brian De Palma engineered something of a recovery with CARLITO'S WAY, a colorful melodrama set in the Latino mob world of the mid-1970s. The director is in good company here. Al Pacino gives an urgent, bravura performance as the title character, a more