A romantic tragedy set in a mountain village in the '20s, the story centers on the house and factory of dye-maker Yang Jinshan. Yang Tianqing works for his uncle, and becomes fascinated by a pretty…
House Party captures contemporary black teen culture in a way that's fresh, commercial and very catchy. Filmmaking team of Reggie and Warrington Hudlin make a strikingly assured debut feature…
Mel Gibson's best moments come in the highly physical duelling scene that climaxes the Shakespeare play. Otherwise, Mel's Hamlet is blond and Franco Zeffirelli's Hamlet is bland.
Death, the ultimate rush, is the target experience for a group of daring young medical students who break on through to the other side - and live to tell about it. A cautionary tale that ends along…
A stylish melodrama about sex and violence among the British aristocracy, Diamond Skulls never quite delivers the punches it promises.
A winner by more than a nose, Cyrano de Bergerac attains a near-perfect balance of verbal and visual flamboyance. Gerard Depardieu's grand performance as the facially disgraced swordsman-poet sets a…
Denied an opportunity to showcase his deft rapid-fire comic skills, Robin Williams produces few laughs amid wreckage of the screenplay and poorly paced direction. Only Tim Robbins gets out alive as a…
Belated sequel to the 1982 cult horror film, Basket Case 2 is a hilarious genre spoof. Here Frank Henenlotter's paying homage to Tod Browning's 1932 classic Freaks.
Director-cowriter James Foley has given this near-perfect adaptation of a Jim Thompson novel a contempo setting and emotional realism that make it as potent as a snakebite.
Look for Disney to be awash in a sea of green thanks to this gloriously animated blend of classic fairy-tale elements and broad humor. Borrowing liberally from the studio's classics, "The Little…
Laurence Olivier, 82, widely regarded as the century's foremost English-speaking actor, died July 11 at his country home in West Sussex, about 60 miles south of London.