Master manipulator Stephen King, making his directoral debut from his own script, fails to create a convincing enough environment to make the kind of nonsense he's offering here believable or fun.
Loss of intrigue with a scattered plot involving art fraud and murder is made up for by an often witty, albeit lightweight dialog led by the ever-boyish star Robert Redford.
Jason lives, but 18 other people die in this sixth entry in Friday the 13th series. Body count works out to an average of one corpse every 4.83 minutes.
Heartbreak Ridge offers another vintage Clint Eastwood performance. There are enough mumbled half-liners in this contemporary war pic to satisfy those die-hards eager to see just how he portrays the…
Fatherland is a major film from Ken Loach. He has created an ambiguous yet penetrating work about two opposing cultures and the way they both manipulate and control artistic expression, and about the…
Down and Out in Beverly Hills continues Paul Mazursky's love-hate relationship with the bourgeoisie and its institutions, especially marriage. It's a loving caricature of the nouveau riche (Beverly…
There are enough funny skits in Club Paradise to make for a good hour of SCTV, where most of the cast is from, but too few to keep this Club Med satire afloat for 104 minutes.
This stylish romp combining World War I heroics and the currently in-vogue plot device of time travel has all the makings of a solid draw in countries where older audiences are familiar with the…
About Last Night . . . has little to do with perversity, let alone Sexual Perversity in Chicago, the David Mamet play on which it ostensibly is based. Film lacks much of Mamet's grittiness, but is…
'Round Midnight is a superbly crafted music world drama in which Gallic director Bertrand Tavernier pays a moving dramatic tribute to the great black musicians who lived and performed in Paris in the…
When Goldie Hawn tangles with high school varsity coach Bruce McGill, anyone can foresee the final confrontation.