One of the main points of Greystoke is that the $33 million pic adheres much more closely to the original Edgar Rice Burroughs story than have the countless previous screen tellings of Tarzan stories.
Story of a nine-year-old girl who can enflame objects and people by power of her will balances human concern of a pursued and loving father and daughter (David Keith and Drew Barrymore) against a…
Jessica Lange's pet project took a while to get produced, but it winds up firmly on the right track, with its basic theme of the classic struggle of the working man against the forces of government.
This film is so inept that the best actor in the pic is Jilly Rizzo. But he has a great advantage: he's on screen five seconds and he doesn't have to talk.
Beverly Hills Cop is more cop show than comedy riot. Expectations that Eddie Murphy's street brand of rebelliousness would devastate staid and glittery Beverly Hills are not entirely met in a film…
Teachers stars Nick Nolte as a burned-out teacher who's drawn back to his ideals. Social drama and irreverent, often broad comedy underscore this story of a zoo-like urban high school that's run like…
Unfaithfully Yours is a moderately amusing remake of Preston Sturges' wonderful comedy which, it might be remembered, was a commercial bust upon its release in 1948.
In this black comedy dealing with voluntary euthanasia by the Geritol set, casting Katharine Hepburn as the spry, entrepreneurial mother figure who arranges for her peers' demise and Nick Nolte as…
Wolfgang Petersen's The NeverEnding Story is a marvelously realized flight of pure fantasy.
While it is decidedly not to all tastes, The Hotel New Hampshire is a fascinating, largely successful adaptation of John Irving's 1981 novel. Writer-director Tony Richardson has pulled off a…
Martha Coolidge's The City Girl reps a hardnosed, if frequently funny, look at a young woman's attempt to forge a career and self-esteem. It's a predecessor to same director's 1983 indie hit, Valley…