Who knows what possessed director William Friedkin to straight-facedly tell this absurd 'tree bites man' tale, but it's an impulse he should have exorcised.
The seventh in the National Film Board of Canada series where non-actors play themselves in a fictitious setting, The Company of Strangers features seven elderly women marooned in an abandoned…
While visually rough around the edges, sometimes sluggish in its plotting and marred by overtones of racism in its use of Oriental villains, the wacky live-action screen version of the Teenage Mutant…
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In her first solo-starring vehicle, Kirstie Alley - who plays the creatively stifled wife of a stuffy young doctor (Scott Bakula) - comes into her own with a flamboyant, highly physical performance.
Writer-director Allan Moyle's story about a shy high school student who galvanizes an Arizona suburb with a rebellious pirate radio show has rambunctious energy and defiant attitude.
Pacific Palisades is a transatlantic romance bringing Sophie Marceau to America for a change of climate (physical and emotional). She's in for some surprises, but the audience isn't. First feature by…
Spectacular stunt work and Canadian locations punch up the train thriller Narrow Margin, but feature remake is too cool and remote to grab the viewer. Richard Fleischer's trim 1952 classic for RKO…
Mister Frost is a tepid thriller about a mass murderer who claims to be the devil himself. Jeff Goldblum is a seemingly cordial country gentleman (in England, apparently) who casually confesses to…
Maniac Cop 2 is a thinking man's exploitation film, improving on the 1988 original. This time the title character Cordell (Robert Z'Dar), a framed cop killed in prison three years ago, is resurrected…
Lambada's peripheral dance segs don't add up to $7 worth of lambada. Still, director/cowriter Joel Silberg keeps the story lively on a cartoonish-level.
The title is a clever double entendre, as Andy Garcia plays LAPD internal affairs division investigator Raymond Avila, pulled into a psychological game of chicken with quarry Dennis Peck (Richard…