Possession starts on a hysterical note, stays there and surpasses it as the film progresses. There are excesses on all fronts: in supposedly ordinary married life and then occult happenings…
Lampooning documentary tradition by structuring the entire film as a meticulously crafted bogus docu, Woody Allen tackles some serious stuff en route (namely the two-edged sword of public and media…
All of the top talent involved - especially Gene Hackman - is hardly needed to make Uncommon Valor what it is, a very common action picture.
An aimless, unfocused social comedy, The Survivors misfires on just about every level, finding what laughs it has to offer solely in the personal performing talents of Walter Matthau and Robin…
Sam Peckinpah's The Osterman Weekend is a competent, professional but thoroughly impersonal meller which reps initial adaptation of a Robert Ludlum tome for the big screen.
Like so many other films from British commercials directors, The Hunger [from the novel by Whitley Strieber] is all visual and aural flash, although this modern vampire story looks so great, as do…
Testament is an exceptionally powerful film dealing with the survivors of a nuclear war. Debuting director Lynne Littman brings an original approach to the grim material.
Bob Fosse takes another look at the underside of the success trip in Star 80, an engrossing, unsentimental and unavoidably depressing account of the short life and ghastly death of Playmate-actress…
Coproducer Menahem Golan reportedly hatched the idea for Sahara when Mark Thatcher, son of the British prime minister, disappeared in the desert during an international car rally.
As Jean-Luc Godard used contemplation of classical paintings to counterpoint calmly the fragmented cinematic prose-poetry style of his previous Passion, in First Name: Carmen he intersperses the main…
National Lampoon's Vacation is an enjoyable trip through familiar comedy landscapes.