The Name of the Rose is a sorrowfully mediocre screen version of Umberto Eco's surprise international bestselling novel.
Film literally picks up where the 1984 one left off, with spunky teen Ralph Macchio winning a karate contest against no-good ruffians.
Until conventional plot contrivances begin to spoil the fun, The Big Easy is a snappy, sassy battle of the sexes in the guise of a melodrama about police corruption.
Latest excursion is warmer, wittier, more socially relevant and truer to its TV origins than prior odysseys.
The first film ever made based upon a Saul Bellow novel, Seize the Day can boast of earnest performances and intent, but is swamped in obviousness and the broadness of its brush strokes. Overwrought…
Comic book crime meller suffers from an irredeemably awful script, and even director John Irvin's engaging sense of how absurd the proceedings are can't work an alchemist's magic.
First-time scriptwriters have written a nice mix of sap and sass for Peggy Sue's (Kathleen Turner) character, a melancholy mother of two facing divorce who gets all dolled up in her 1950s-style…
Murphy's Law, a very violent urban crime meller, is tiresome but too filled with extreme incident to be boring.
Let's Get Harry is a well made but utterly routine action picture, worth catching for two excellent (as usual) support performances by Robert Duvall and Gary Busey. Director Stuart Rosenberg took his…
Jumpin' Jack Flash is not a gas, it's a bore. A weak idea and muddled plot poorly executed not surprisingly results in a tedious film with only a few brief comic interludes from Whoopi Goldberg to…