Can a man be friends with a woman he finds attractive? Can usually acerbic scripter Nora Ephron sustain 95 minutes of unrelenting cuteness? Can the audience sit through 11 years of emotional foreplay…
Until its grossly miscalculated bummer of an ending, Turner & Hooch is a routine but amiable cop-and-dog comedy enlivened by the charm of Tom Hanks and his homely-as-sin canine partner.
The Unbelievable Truth is a promising, reasonably engaging first feature of the art school film variety. Very consciously designed and stylized in all departments, pic has a minor-key feel to it.
Not only are audiences unlikely to confuse this competent but flatly directed in Budapest production with Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical, or the classic Lon Chaney's silent, it also has precious…
The Fly II is an expectedly gory and gooey but mostly plodding sequel to the 1986 hit that was a remake of the 1958 sci-fier that itself spawned two sequels.
Director Joe Dante funnels his decidedly cracked view of suburban life through dark humour in The 'Burbs. The action never strays beyond the cozy confines of the nightmarish block everyman Ray (Tom…
Even diehard Trekkies may be disappointed by Star Trek V. Coming after Leonard Nimoy's delightful directorial outing on Star Trek IV, William Shatner's inauspicious feature directing debut is a…
Shirley Valentine is an uneven but generally delightful romantic comedy that has as its lead the irresistible Pauline Collins.
In 1963 the sensational revelations that a good-time girl had been having affairs with a British cabinet minister and a Soviet naval attache shocked the UK and helped bring down the Conservative…
Commandant Lassard (George Gaynes) and his crack team are assigned to stop a wave of robberies, much to the chagrin of the cartoonish Captain Harris (G.W. Bailey). The crimes are committed by a trio…
Interesting wrinkle in Michael Jenning's screenplay, uncredited [based on a script by Jenning and pic's associate producer, Jeb Stuart] is a mixing and matching of two ethnic strains of the vendetta…