Little Dorrit is a remarkable achievement. For writer/director Christine Edzard the epic project [from the novel by Charles Dickens] was obviously a labor of love, and what she has accomplished on a…
John Huston & The Dubliners is a perceptive documentary on legendary director John Huston and his working methods, shot on the set of his film The Dead (1987).
This house isn't worth a visit. What passes for a plot has Arye Gross move into the house in which his parents were murdered 25 years earlier. He hears about the existence of a skull filled with…
It is unfortunate that the last film of helmer Richard Marquand, who died shortly after completing it, should be Hearts of Fire. As an epitaph it leaves something to be desired, failing to fire on…
Gardens of Stone, Francis Coppola's muddled meditation on the Vietnam War, seems to take its name not so much from the Arlington Memorial Cemetery, where much of the action takes place, but from the…
Story of an 11-year-old boy stranded in Japanese-occupied China during World War II is based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical 1984 novel which marked the first non-science-fiction book by author…
Tied together with some humdrum animated sequences, three vignettes on offer obviously were produced on the absolute cheap, and are deficient in imagination and scare quotient.
Best Seller combines the sinister appeal of James Woods at his cold-blooded best with the gruffly lovable persona of Brian Dennehy as a literary cop; on the level of detective thriller, it's a real…
Amazon Women on the Moon is irreverent, vulgar and silly and has some hilarious moments and some real groaners too. John Landis & Co have found some 1980s things to satirize - like yuppies, the…
Set in a thoroughly uptight, provincial British seaside resort in the 1950s, this touching account of a girl's growing pains marks the directorial debut of director-scripter David Leland.
Tough Guys is part parody and part serious with a nasty streak running right down the middle.