Bad Influence proves a reasonably taut, suspenseful thriller that provides its share of twists before straying into silliness. Rob Lowe doesn't really project enough menace or charisma to pull off…
A Shock to the System is a very dark comedy about escaping the current rat race via murder. Unsympathetic, poorly motivated central character [from a novel by Simon Brett] and flat direction nullify…
Although it's more ambitious than most sequels, Young Guns II exhausts its most inspired moment during the opening credits a nd fades into a copy of its 1988 predecessor - a slick, glossy MTV-style…
Fans of Winona Ryder will definitely want to catch her in an offbeat role as the town rebel in this teen-oriented smalltown saga; unfortunately, the rest of the production doesn't quite match up.
Estimates of the cost of this futuristic extravaganza range from $60 to $70 million making it one of the most expensive pics ever made. There are gargantuan sets repping Mars and a futuristic Earth…
With origins in a Marvel Comics character, The Punisher is, as might be expected, two-dimensional. The Punisher has killed 125 people before the film even begins, and the ensuing 90 minutes are…
The Handmaid's Tale is a provocative protrait of a future totalitarian theocracy where women have lost all human rights. The adaptation of Margaret Atwood's bestseller belongs to that rare category…
A moralistic drama about a woman's struggle for self-determination, The End of Innocence is a well-intentioned vehicle for writer-director-star Dyan Cannon.
Peter Bogdanovich's sequel to The Last Picture Show is long on folksy humor and short on plot. In adapting Larry McMurtry's 1987 follow-up novel (predecessor was penned in 1965, filmed in 1971)…
The elements are in place but they don't add up to great drama in this well-meant effort to personalize the plight of illiterate people.
Director Sidney Lumet grabs a tiger by the tail with Q&A, a hard-hitting thriller that takes on weighty topics of racism and corruption in the New York City justice system.
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