Tango equals sex equals death in writer-director Leonard Schrader's fatally dark exploration of the 1920s tango underworld. The genesis for Tango was found among Argentine writer Manuel Puig's…
Misery is a very obvious and very commercial gothic thriller, a functional adaptation of the Stephen King bestseller.
Alan Rudolph's film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the gumshoe genre that mostly seeks to explore the perplexing possibilities of love.
A violence-drenched fable of Gotham druglords, King of New York is unusual in being an all-American production fully financed by European sources (Italy in this case). It's the first bit that's…
This moody, erotic thriller from two first-time directors overcomes its slight narrative with its confident, bravura direction and cinematography.
Much as the filmmakers would like to get there, Havana remains a long way from Casablanca. In their seventh outing over a 25-year period, director Sydney Pollack and star Robert Redford have lost…
Funny about Love is a not-so-funny Gene Wilder vehicle. Tale of the biological clock regarding procreation is told from a male point of view here. However, Wilder's problems as a would-be-daddy…
Everybody Wins is a very disappointing picture. Repping Arthur Miller's first feature film screenplay since The Misfits in 1961, the Karel Reisz-helmed film noir is obscure and artificial.
Despite occasional silliness, Sam Raimi's Darkman has more wit, pathos and visual flamboyance than is usual in contemporary shockers. Universal, studio that first brought the Phantom of the Opera to…
A followup to the 1982 pic Class of 1984 this violent exploitation film is too pretentious for its own good. Director Mark L. Lester takes a cynical, fake-hip view of young people's future.
This enjoyable supernatural thriller is set in the fundamentalist society of crumbling industrial towns where folks have a deep-rooted faith in the spiritualist movement. Pic opens with journalist…