Speaking Parts, the third feature from Toronto's Atom Egoyan, is a brooding, personal effort, adroitly blending film and video, but with mixed results overall.
A dark and gleeful revenge saga set in a world of unfaithful husbands and unfair standards of beauty, She-Devil [from Fay Weldon's novel The Life and Loves of a She Devil] offers a unique heroine in…
Say Anything . . . is a half-baked love story, full of good intentions but uneven in the telling. Appealing tale of an undirected army brat proving himself worthy of the most exceptional girl in high…
Burt Reynolds plays Joe Paris, a suspended detective who wakes up from a drunken binge to find himself the lead suspect in a murder investigation. His case is given to an assertive debutante (Theresa…
An undifferentiated extension of the same themes, concerns and artistic strategies featured in Henry Jaglom's previous films, New Year's Day is nonetheless notable for introducing a luminous new…
Millennium tries hard to combine sci-fi special effects and a love story, but unfortunately neither are convincing and the pic ends up looking like a failed pilot for a TV series. Veteran…
Loaded with the usual elements, Lethal Weapon 2 benefits from a consistency of tone that was lacking in the first film. This time, screenwriter Jeffrey Boam [working from a story by Shane Black and…
Definitely no comedy, Immed iate Family nonetheless explodes with bursts of laughter that lighten the heartbreak of a lot of nice people tormented by their own best intentions.
Heathers is a super-smart black comedy about high school politics and teenage suicide that showcases a host of promising young talents.
Sweet love trimphs over hollow class consciousness in Getting It Right, a wonderful made-in-Britain sex comedy that celebrates romance in funny, quirky ways.
The idea of telling the story of a Viking warrior who thought there must be more to life than rape and pillage is an amusing one, and for the most part Erik the Viking is an enjoyable film.