Overflowing with ideas, visual invention and genre references but saddled by a weak, unfocused script, Dust Devil is a brilliant mess. Mystical African-set slasher movie is the second feature of pop…
Maverick helmer Abel Ferrara returns to the mood and, to some extent, the theme of his controversial cult item Bad Lieutenant, also toplining Harvey Keitel. Perfs, as usually in Ferrara's movies, are…
Producer-director Taylor Hackford clearly wants this to be a major cinematic exploration of the Latino experience, from its ponderous near-three-hour length to its more-than-occasional sermonizing…
This immensely enjoyable biography of songstress Tina Turner [from her and Kurt Loder's book I, Tina] is a passionate personal and professional drama that hits both the high and low notes of an…
The Trial is just that. Despite a fine cast, superior Prague locations and a faithful Harold Pinter screenplay, this second film adaptation of Kafka's landmark 1913 novel is dull, lifeless and…
An outstanding cast, a coolly confident style and quirky literary material turn The mus ic of Chance into an auspicious feature debut for documentary filmmaker Philip Haas. But it's ultimately more…
Peter Greenaway's The Baby of Macon is all fluff and no filling. Visually sumptuous and laden with religious refs and Brechtian devices, this elaborate but overlong film-of-a-play about the birth of…
After ratings board strife and last-minute reshoots, Sliver proves all flash and no sizzle - a thriller that simply changes gender on the Basic Instinct formula to 'did he or didn't he?'
Salt on Our Skin is an old-fashioned weepie about mismatched lovers whose rare, passionate encounters over 30 years make both their lives worth living.
Australian comic Yahoo Serious' second outing, produced on a far larger budget, is full of ideas and nonsense but short on geniune laughs and zest.