Sometimes it's clear that the qualities in a role which should've set off warning alarms amongst an performer's better instincts instead seduced their actorly vanity.
Those who miss the spunky, rueful, heart-of-gold Hunter from her early signature films will find something of a return to that form in "Strange Weather."
Irish director Alan Gilsenan's Canadian co-production is an admirable if not entirely successful drama that does as well as can be hoped with a difficult adaptation task.
A cheerfully mean-spirited spectacle of numerous trapped people killing each other lest they be killed.
Gracelessly mashes together hardboiled crime-meller cliches and an unintentionally funny "Oh no! I'm a chick now!!" gender-change narrative hook.
A baroque mixture of real historical personages, fictive figures, multi-tiered flashbacks, and grisly criminal intrigue in 1880 London.
This assured suspense drama sports little of the blackly comedic streak usually associated with its maker.
The rather insipid book is somewhat improved upon by its film adaptation, a first directorial feature for producer Susan Johnson.
A de-glammed Fan Bingbing's peasant heroine is anything but helpless, as her quest for justice reaches the highest levels of government.
Director/co-scenarist Adam Randall's first feature sends Josh Bowman of ABC's "Revenge" scurrying around London on a mission to save his girlfriend from unknown kidnappers.
After a summer of expensive fantasy-action disappointments, there's something refreshing about this remake's admittedly dopey but good-natured, straightforward mano-a-mano.