God save the kids who live in an S.E. Hinton novel. They're firecrackers waiting to go off. Hinton's is a very peculiar vision where adults are basically in the background and kids are left on their…
Teamed together for the first time in Spies Like Us, Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd need a subteen audience for their juvenile humor.
Red Sonja [based on stories by Robert E. Howard] returns to those olden days when women were women and the menfolk stood around with funny hats on until called forth to be whacked at.
Director Maurice Pialat subverts the mainstream thriller genre for a personal film that deliberately works against conventional expectations. Gaumont sank a reported FF25 million (nearly $3 million)…
Tale of profiteering middle-class Pakistani capitalists making a fortune out of unscrupulous wheeling and dealing in an impoverished London.
Macaroni is a mild comedy drama teaming the formidable talents of Jack Lemmon and Marcello Mastroianni. Lemmon toplines as Bob Traven, a v.p. visiting Naples as a consultant to Aeritalia. It's his…
Cannon's remake of King Solomon's Mines treads heavily in the footsteps of that other great modern hero, Indiana Jones - too heavily.
Customers led to expect a werewolf pic in the tradition of Joe Dante's invigorating The Howling are in for a disappointment; this is a generally lackluster horror item [based on the novel Howling II…
Flesh + Blood is a vivid and muscular, if less than fully startling, account of lust, savagery, revenge, betrayal and assorted other dark doings in the Middle Ages.
Detective is a quintessential Godard pic that's more Grand Hotel than film noir. The plot, as much as it matters, involves four groups of people, or 'families' whose paths intersect in the lobbies…
Pic manages to get off to a strong start with a scenic chase through a curving mountain road as a chopper bears down on a racing car. Just before crashing, the driver pushes out a young boy who is…