Child's Play 2 is another case of rehashing the few novel elements of an original to the point of utter numbness. The novelty of a smiling doll spouting expletives and crinkling his nose has long…
From a bolt of ordinary cloth Alan Alda fashions a thoroughly engaging matrimonial romp in Betsy's Wed ding. Most of the action comes from the clash of personalities and wills as unconventional…
If Stardust Memories was Woody Allen's 8-1/2 and Radio Days his Amarcord, then Alice is his Juliet of the Spirits. It's a subtler, gentler retelling of Federico Fellini's tale of a pampered but…
Clint Eastwood's film isn't an African adventure epic, as those unaware of Peter Viertel's 1953 book may surmise from the title. It's an intelligent, affectionate study of an obsessive American film…
Tune in Tomorrow, Jon Amiel's screen version of Mario Vargas Llosa's acclaimed novel Aunt Julia and the scriptwriter, is lusty and full of zany characters, but cluttered and overdone.
Overlong, sadistic and stale even by the conventions of the buddy pic genre, Clint Eastwood's The Rookie is actually Directorty Harry 51/2 since Eastwood's tough-as-nails cop Nick Pulovski could just…
The Krays is a chilling, if somewhat monotonous, biopic charting the rise and fall of two prominent hoods in 1950-60s London, cockney lads whose psychosexual warping leads them into ultraviolence.
The Fourth War is a well-made Cold War thriller about private battling that might escalate out of control. Opening title sets the tale in November 1988 on the border of Czechoslovakia and East…
The third feature from husband-and-wife team Nadia Tass and David Parker has a low-key charm that's appealing, and a couple of riotously funny scenes.
Writer-director David Hare's third feature centers on the concerns of a middle-aged professional woman whose personal problems relate to wider political and social issues in Britain today.
Nonstop silliness keeps this frightless spoof of The Exorcist entertaining enough to keep an undemanding audience happy. Linda Blair, her teeth and hair encrusted with green gunk, once again plays…