Ian Sellar's first feature, shot in the windswept Orkney Islands, north of Scotland, is a film about childhood which moves very slowly to a quite moving climax.
Three Fugitives marks the Hollywood helming debut of French director Francis Veber, remaking his own 1986 comedy Les fugitifs American-style. Clever premise starts pic off on a roll, as master…
The Return of Swamp Thing is scientific hokum without the fun. Second attempt to film the DC Comics character will disappoint all but the youngest critters.
The makers of The Karate Kid Part III - also responsible for its successful predecessors - have either delivered or taken a few too many kicks to the head along the way, resulting in a particularly…
The Big Picture is a surprisingly genial, good-natured satire on contemporary Hollywood mores, one of the last pics made under the David Puttnam regime at Columbia.
Robert Harling's play was set solely in the beauty parlor where his heroines - a group of the liveliest, warmest Southern women imaginable - gather to dish dirt, crack jokes, do hair and give one…
British-made sci-fi adventure romp Slipstream is one of those films that had potential, but unfortunately it doesn't make the grade.
With Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder in the lead roles, See No Evil, Hear No Evil could only be a broadly played, occasionally crass, funny physical comedy [from a screen story by Earl Barret, Arne…
Renegades offers some rollercoaster thrills thanks to Jack Sholder's full-throttle direction but ultimately exhausts itself with unrelenting bedlam.
Parents is your typical anthropological analysis of cannibalism in 1950s suburbia. First feature from actor Bob Balaban, who has worked behind the camera on shorts and in TV, delights in its…
Jessica Lange plays an accomplished Chicago defense attorney, Ann Talbot, who must defend her own father (Armin Mueller-Stahl) in extradition proceedings when he's accused of having committed war…