Latest excursion is warmer, wittier, more socially relevant and truer to its TV origins than prior odysseys.
The first film ever made based upon a Saul Bellow novel, Seize the Day can boast of earnest performances and intent, but is swamped in obviousness and the broadness of its brush strokes. Overwrought…
Comic book crime meller suffers from an irredeemably awful script, and even director John Irvin's engaging sense of how absurd the proceedings are can't work an alchemist's magic.
First-time scriptwriters have written a nice mix of sap and sass for Peggy Sue's (Kathleen Turner) character, a melancholy mother of two facing divorce who gets all dolled up in her 1950s-style…
Murphy's Law, a very violent urban crime meller, is tiresome but too filled with extreme incident to be boring.
Let's Get Harry is a well made but utterly routine action picture, worth catching for two excellent (as usual) support performances by Robert Duvall and Gary Busey. Director Stuart Rosenberg took his…
Jumpin' Jack Flash is not a gas, it's a bore. A weak idea and muddled plot poorly executed not surprisingly results in a tedious film with only a few brief comic interludes from Whoopi Goldberg to…
Film starts out with a fantastic sword-fighting scene in the garage of Madison Square Garden and then jumps to a medieval battle between the clans set in 16th-century Scotland.
Instead of creating an eye-opening panorama, Flight of the Navigator looks through the small end of the telescope. Life on Earth is magnified but without an expansive vision.
With the advice of a Yale University Sleep Laboratory consultant, Dream Lover firmly sets itself among some rather fascinating scientific notions. Specifically, some dream doctors believe that, while…
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.