52 Pick-Up is a thriller without any thrills. Although director John Frankenheimer stuffs as much action as he can into the screen adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel (previously filmed by Cannon in…
Armed and Dangerous is a broad farce slightly elevated by the presence of John Candy and Eugene Levy.
The rather silly title Willy / Milly caps this charming and substantial kidpic about sex roles.
Touch and Go mixes humor, heart and considerable hokum in an engaging story matching an unusually serious Michael Keaton and zesty Latin star Maria Conchita Alonso as lovers in spite of themselves.
Spectacular scenery and an extraordinary high degree of production values can't conceal serious flaws in The Mission, Goldcrest's $23 million pic.
The Color of Money is another inside look at society's outsiders from director Martin Scorsese. This time out it's the subculture of professional pool hustlers that consumes the screen with a keenly…
Tai-Pan is a historical epic [from James Clavell's novel] lost somewhere between 19th-century Hong Kong and 20th-century Hollywood. Despite flashes of brilliance and color, Tai-Pan fails to evoke a…
Sid and Nancy is the definitive pic on the punk phenomenon. The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a lead member of The Sex Pistols, and his relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen…
Tim Hunter's River's ed ge is an unusually downbeat and depressing youth pic.
It's another horrifying house party at the Freelings' in Poltergeist II. Sequel finds the poor Freeling family a year later penniless and slightly crazed after their Cuesta Verde house was…
Despite some graphically brutal violence and a fair bit of 'too-cool' police jargon, No Mercy turns out to be a step above most other films in this blooming genre of lone-cop-turned-vigilante stories.