How can a film that brings punk rockers from Queens, cowboys, Indians and crazed homicidal villains together in Utah be taken seriously? The answer, of course, is that it can't.
Bill Douglas has an eye for fresh detail, the rituals of rural life, and the dignity of countryfolk. Rarely before have the poverty, the pains and the pleasures, the oppressiveness of the work…
"Batteries Not Included" could have used more imaginative juices to distinguish it from other, more enchanting Spielbergian pics where lovable mechanical things solve earthly human dilemmas. Still…
Amazing Grace and Chuck is destined to go down in history as the camp classic of the anti-nuke genre. As amazingly bad as it is audacious, film will live forever in the hearts of connoisseurs of…
An ensemble of sterling performances highlights The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, an intelligent, carefully crafted adaptation of Brian Moore's well-regarded first novel. Film's centerpiece is…
Matewan is a heartfelt, straight-ahead tale of labor organizing in the coal mines of West Virginia in 1920 that runs its course like a train coming down the track.
The potentially fascinating story of an American adventurer who installed himself as president of Nicaragua 132 years ago, Walker unfortunately exists for one reason and one reason only - for…
The Whistle Blower [from John Hale's novel] is a highly charged conspiracy theory drama. A murdered man, played by Nigel Havers, worked as a Russian translator at the top-secret listening center…
Based on William Goldman's novel, this is a post-modern fairy tale that challenges and affirms the conventions of a genre that may not be flexible enough to support such horseplay.
The Hidden is a well-constructed thriller, directed with swift assurance by Jack Sholder, brought down by an utterly conventional sci-fi ending.
Surrender is a '50s sitcom dressed up in modern clothes. The issues are somewhat updated but the characters still think like Doris Day and Rock Hudson. As the confused lovers, Michael Caine and Sally…