Filmmakers Sean S. Cunningham and Steve Miner scored hits with several simple Friday the 13th films but tackle a more complex story here with embarrassing results. Cornball script [from a story by…
Ken Russell's films always have been very much an acquired taste, but with Gothic he is back to his theatrically extravagant best.
Every Time We Say Goodbye is a tale of star-crossed lovers played out against a backdrop of Jerusalem in 1942. Tom Hanks is featured as an American pilot recovering from an injury who falls in love…
Thoughtfully cast, superbly acted and masterfully written and directed, Crimes of the Heart is a winner. Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange and Sissy Spacek are a delight in their roles as southern sisters…
The first of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical trilogy, Brighton Beach bowed in Los Angeles in late 1982 and opened in New York in March, 1983.
Absolute Beginners is a terrifically inventive original musical for the screen. Daring attempt to portray the birth of teenagedom in London, 1958, almost exclusively through song is based upon Colin…
A few choice morsels of brilliant humor can't save ¡Three Amigos! from missing the whole enchilada.
Where the River Runs Black is a beautifully simple film that celebrates an innocent boy's peaceful co-existence with nature while subtly despairing about man's abuse of it.
Success of the lowbudget Chain Saw in 1974 spawned a generation of splatter films which largely have lost the power to shock and entertain. Not so Chain Saw 2. Director Tobe Hooper is back on the…
Marshall Brickman's The Manhattan Project is a warm, comedy-laced doomsday story.
The Boy Who Could Fly is a well-intentioned film that deals with mental illness, suicide and other weighty subjects and their effects on children in a general and understanding way.