The Doors is another trip into 1960s hell from Oliver Stone. This $40 million look at Jim Morrison's short, wild ride through a rock idol life is everything one expects from the filmmaker - intense…
Though Turtles II suffers from a lack of novelty and an aimless screenplay, the bottom line is that the pic won't disappoint its core subteen audience. It gives more footage to Michelangelo…
Slacker is one of the freshest independent films to come along in some time, but because of non-narrative, non-characterization approach, film won't be to all tastes. Set in one day, the action…
Kevin Costner's Robin Hood is a Robin of wood. Murky and uninspired, this $50 million rendition bears evidence of the rushed and unpleasant production circumstances that were much reported upon. At…
Proof is an intriguing psychological drama structured around the contradictory character of a blind photographer, a striking debut from writer-director Jocelyn Moorhouse.
Oscar is an intermittently amusing throwback to gangster comedies of the 1930s. While dominated by star Sylvester Stallone and heavy doses of production and costume design, pic is most distinguished…
This gridiron comedy piles up cliches the way Notre Dame racks up yardage, with an option-variety screenplay that promiscuously pitches the story in multiple directions. Essentially, this is a…
Glenn Close hits the high notes as a cool diva in Meeting Venus, but romantic comedy set in a strife-torn Paris opera house is knocked on the head by a central love story that's dumb and uninvolving.
Mike Leigh's third pic is a highly sympathetic comedy, embroidered by a superb performance from helmer's wife Alison Steadman.
The buddy movie hits the Himalayas in Franc Roddam's K2, an entertaining enough mountain-climbing saga [from the 1983 one-act play by Patrick Meyers]. Script's lack of oxygen is offset by pic's slick…
Hook feels as much like a massive amusement park ride as it does a film. Spirited, rambunctious, often messy and undisciplined, this determined attempt to recast the Peter Pan story in contempo terms…
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