As did the novel on which it is based, The Scarecrow sets up its own category, which is a kind of hillbilly Gothic thriller. The bizarre events are seen through the eyes of Ned, and the impact on a…
Heads seen being split or cut off in swift but bloody closeups, along with a lot of aesthetic juxtaposition of ancient Japanese manners and architecture versus modern ditto, are the main attractions…
Star Trek II is a very satisfying space adventure, closer in spirit and format to the popular TV series than to its big-budget predecessor.
The real question with Rocky III was how Sylvester Stallone could twist the plot to make an interesting difference. He manages.
Screenwriter/exec producer Francis Veber, who scored by spoofing one segment of the homosexual life-style in La Cage aux Folles and its sequel, this time tries to transfer his approach to a…
Lots of potential for a rare, absorbing, behind-the-scenes look at the Vatican is totally blown in Monsignor. Constructed as a scene-by-scene 'expose' of all sorts of nefarious goings-on in…
Robert Hossein's Les Miserables is a handsomely produced, but dramatically denatured adaptation of the famous Victor Hugo novel.
Honkytonk Man is one of those well-intentioned efforts that doesn't quite work. It seems that Clint Eastwood took great pains in telling this story of an aging, struggling country singer but he is…
Rare to the memory is a film like Frances which runs 140 minutes and its star is on the screen 85% of the time in one intense scene after another. It's quite an accomplishment for Jessica Lange and…
Enter the Ninja represents an unusual hybrid action film, an Italian Western-type story filmed as a contemporary Japanese martial arts action film in the Philippines. Results are pleasant though…
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media