Repo Man has the type of unerring energy that leaves audiences breathless and entertained. While the title, referring to the people who repossess cars from those behind on their payments, might…
Places in the Heart is a loving, reflective homage to his hometown by writer-director Robert Benton. Flawlessly crafted, Benton creates a full tapestry of life in Waxahachie, Texas circa 1935, but…
No Small Affair is an okay coming-of-age romance [from a screen story by Charles Bolt] in which the believability of the leading characters far outweighs that of many of the situations in which the…
Misunderstood, a somber and largely unsentimental study of a rift and ultimate reconciliation between father and son, is a 'remake and adaptation' of Luigi Comencini's 1967 Italian pic Incompreso.
La Femme Publique is just a pulp metaphysical turn by an unusually clever technician, though lovers of the sensational may turn on to it as a potential cult item.
Director Richard Lester returns to his pell-mell trademark and the result is maddening. Interesting cast is wasted, with bright exception of Beverly D'Angelo.
Fear City lives up to its title as a tough, nasty, big-league meller by throwing every element from the exploitation cookbook - gory violence, straight and gay sex, multiple murders, martial arts…
Constance is a highly stylized film about a beautiful young woman living in Auckland in 1946 who dreams she is a Hollywood superstar.
Broadway Danny Rose is a delectable diversion which allows Woody Allen to present a reasonably humane, and amusing gentle character study without sacrificing himself to overly commercial concerns.
Canadian-born director Daniel Petrie had long cherished making a film about his early days in Nova Scotia. Bay Boy is the realization of that dream, but it's far from the pot of gold at the end of…
The visual splendors of North Carolina deserve top billing in A Breed Apart. The tale of romance and chicanery in the backwoods simply lacks reason, dramatic tension or emotional involvement.