Despite its B-film framework involving a maniacal killer stalking street kids, Streets transcends its genre with a gritty and affecting portrait of a teenage throwaway struggling to exist in LA's…
This far-from-perfect rendering of Jim Harrison's shimmering novella has a romantic sweep and elemental power that ultimately transcend its flaws. It's a contempo tale of a doomed love triangle in…
Honed to a riveting intensity by director Alan Pakula and featuring the tightest script imaginable, Presumed Innocent is a demanding, disturbing javelin of a courtroom murder mystery.
Like Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis in the Billy Wilder classic Some Like It Hot, Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane are motivated by fear for their lives to dress in women's garb. New pic has rival British…
Capitalism and colonialism intertwine like a two-headed snake in this ponderous but well-made film. Director Bruce Beresford's modestly scaled followup to Oscar winner Driving Miss Daisy suffers from…
Based on Charles Willeford's novel, this quirky and sometimes brutally funny film strings together terrific moments but never takes a point of view.
Dan Aykroyd's dexterous multipersonality schtick is the only redeeming feature of this chase-heavy comedy, up on the homevid heap.
The codirectors drew on their experience as cinematographers for a private investigator to fashion a screenplay that could be described as a seriocomic cross between The Conversation and Kramer vs…
Theresa Russell gives a solid performance in Sondre Locke's well-directed film noir [from a screen story by John De Marco]. Russell is a beautiful undercover cop whose life is going nowhere, hence…
The threadbare screenplay, which went into production as Seven Year Storm, uses a Rip van Winkle gimmick. As Mason Storm, cop Steven Seagal is nearly killed in the first reel after shooting…
Frankenhooker is a grisly, grotesque horror comedy recommended only for the stout of heart and strong of stomach.