The Milagro Beanfield War is a charming, fanciful little fable built around weighty issues concerning the environment, the preservation of a cultural heritage and the rights of citizens versus the…
British writer-director Gordon Hessler has turned Richard Adams' 1980 psycho-chiller novel The Girl in a Swing into a smooth, fine-looking piece of romantic-erotic entertainment with many a fine…
The Accidental Tourist is a slow, sonorous and largely satisfying adaptation of Anne Tyler's bestseller of one man's intensely self-contained passage from a state of grief to one of newfound love.
A cross-cultural teen sex farce with some good moments, Some Girls hinges on the deadpan comic timing of Patrick Dempsey, who plays Michael, an American student invited by his college sweetheart…
The continuing shock waves emitted by the cataclysmic events of the 1960s are dramatized in fresh and powerful ways in Running On Empty, a complex, turbulent tale told with admirable simplicity. Film…
Starring as the prison in this rough penal pic with its special effects-laden horror story is the 87-year-old Wyoming State Penitentiary, which has attracted tourists rather than cons since 1981. The…
A colorful, sentimental trip through the happy days when the Italo film biz wasn't in a perennial 'crisis', this Amarcord about a marvelous Sicilian hardtop and a boy who loves the movies boasts…
Monkey Shines is a befuddled story about a man constrained from the neck down told by a director confused from the neck up.
Luc Besson, the French wonder boy who moved into the commercial major leagues with his $3 million Gaumont picture Subway, joins the international spendthrifts club with The Big Blue, a waterlogged…
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers is a self-styled cult film that is entertaining for its intended fringe audience.
Fourth entry in the Halloween horror series is a no-frills, workmanlike picture [story by Dhani Lipsius, Larry Rattner, Benjamin Ruffner and Alan B. McElroy].