China Girl is a masterfully directed, uncompromising drama and romance centering on gang rumbles (imaginary) between the neighboring Chinatown and Little Italy communities in New York City.
Barfly is a lowlife fairytale, an ethereal seriocomedy about gutter existence from the pen of one who's been there, Charles Bukowski. First American fictional feature from Swiss-French director…
Pic is a remake of Harry Alan Towers' 1977 film King Solomon's Treasure, which starred John Colicos as H. Rider Haggard's adventure hero Allan Quatermain (from the book by that name).
Both enervating and exhilarating, Housekeeping is a very composed film about eccentric behavior. It is beautifully observed in many of its details, particularly in its very close examination of the…
The potentially fascinating story of an American adventurer who installed himself as president of Nicaragua 132 years ago, Walker unfortunately exists for one reason and one reason only - for…
Muted but engrossing tale about the balance of power between two elderly sisters boasts superior lead performances from two of the screen's most legendary actresses, Bette Davis and Lillian Gish.
As long as this film sticks to what its title suggests, The Pick-Up Artist is a tolerably amusing comedy. But as soon as the compulsive skirt-chaser gets hooked on one girl, James Toback's…
Paul Newman's adaptation of The Glass Menagerie is a reverent record of Tennessee William's 1954 dream play, and one watches with a kind of distant dreaminess rather than an intense emotional…
A sort of Clockwork Orange meets Mad Max on the beach, pic hasn't one redeeming feature. Time is the near future and California's social fabric has been torn apart by a devastating earthquake. It's…
Slam Dance is like junk food. It's brightly packaged, looks good and satisfies the hunger for entertainment, but it isn't terribly nourishing or well-made.