Spectacular action sequences and engaging perfs by Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr make this big-budgeter entertaining and provocative.
Disney's workmanlike remake of Jack London's adventure White Fang boasts enough nature footage and a strong central performance by Ethan Hawke to win over small fry.
Long Island filmaker Hal Hartley progresses from his debut feature, The Unbelievable Truth to this bleak, off-center comedy about dysfunctional families in working class suburbia.
This sort-of sequel to the 1977 hit The Rescuers boasts reasonably solid production values and fine character voices. Too bad they're set against such a mediocre story that adults may duck.
The Hunt for Red October is a terrific adventure yarn. Tom Clancy's 1984 Cold War thriller has been thoughtfully adapted to reflect the mellowing in the US-Soviet relationship.
Reviving the characters from Prince's 1984 hit Purple Rain, including a reunited Morris Day and the Time, Graffiti Bridge is a $7.5 million indulgence that amounts to a half-baked retread of tired…
Superb acting and austere visual beauty are offset by a somewhat overheated screenplay in this tragic tale [from the play by John B. Keane] about an indomitable Irish peasant's blood ties to the land.
Though unquestionably well-intentioned and determined not to pull any punches, The Big Man [from the book by William McIlvanney] has a depressing theme and ultra-violent conclusion.
The semitragic Stella Dallas shows her years in this hopelessly dated and ill-advised remake.
Quigley Down Under is an exquisitely crafted, rousing western made in Oz.
Mike Nichols' film of Carrie Fisher's novel Postcards from the ed ge packs a fair amount of emotional wallop in its dark-hued comic take on a chemically dependent Hollywood mother and daughter…