A taut, twisty urban suspenser powered by the spring-loaded performance of Denzel Washington in his first major action role, Ricochet has a nasty streak and a tendency toward implausible excess.
A hare-brained wild ride through big surf and bad vibes, Point Break acts like a huge, nasty wave, picking up viewers for a few major thrills but ultimately grinding them into the sand via overkill…
Scenes of grimly realistic drug-related slayings set a nihilistic tone at the outset of One False Move, which shocks but grows progressively more involving.
An earnest family drama of Rocky-esque inspirational values, independently produced modern oater is a predictable tale of an aging, aching cowpoke's shot at redemption. It bears many similarities to…
Boasting excellent production values, McBain is a silly action film that has the elements of an A-grade picture but fails to create an engrossing or believable narrative. Pic becomes a spoof of…
This love story has its comical moments but gets massacred midway by thesp Daphna Kastner overplaying the sexually repressed, emotionally hungry businesswoman, Lana.
Impromptu is a retelling of the oft-filmed George Sand/Chopin story that's an entertaining comedy-drama. First-time director James Lapine, who's had Broadway successes (Into the Woods), makes the…
He Said She Said is two awful films rolled into one. The potentially provocative idea of having a male and female director take separate but interlocking looks at the same love story fizzles here in…
Sixth and final edition in the Nightmare on Elm Street feature series delivers enough violence, black humor and even a final reel in 3-D to hit paydirt with horror-starved audiences.
Bravura film technique doesn't hide an offputting, empty exercise in Europa, Lars Von Trier's rumination on war guilt in the form of a low-voltage thriller. Distracting visuals only occasionally…
Doc Hollywood represents an attempt to rekindle the homespun humor and warmth of 1930s and '40s paeans to small-town American life. This heaped serving of recycled Capracorn [from Neil B. Shulman's…
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