Linda Blair toplines as Brenda, an LA girl who turns vigilante when her mute younger sister Heather (Linnea Quigley) is brutally gang-raped by a local gang of toughs.
Racing with the Moon is a sweet, likable film that doesn't contain the usual commercial elements normally expected these days in youth pics. Working in a more straightforward, serious mode, Richard…
It's New Year's Eve on a hot summer night in Sydney. Over a transistor radio comes the news nobody thought was possible: nuclear war has broken out in Europe and North America, and bombs have already…
Night of the Comet is a successful pastiche of numerous science fiction films, executed with an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek flair that compensates for its absence in originality.
Micki + Maude is a hilarious farce. For his part, Dudley Moore is in top antic form, and Amy Irving has never been better.
Impulse is an ugly little picture that would play better as a comedy if it wasn't so mean-spirited. Picture preys on the premise that when people are allowed to act according to their impulses, they…
Opening line of film - 'I don't want to scare anyone, but Jason is still out there' - is film's only laugh, aside from unintended chuckle in the credit roll for First Aid. Everyone in sight of the…
Dune is a huge, hollow, imaginative and cold sci-fi epic. Visually unique and teeming with incident, David Lynch's film holds the interest due to its abundant surface attractions but won't, of its…
City Heat is an amiable but decidedly lukewarm confection geared entirely around the two star turns.
Brian De Palma lets all his obsessions hang out in Body Double. A voyeur's delight and a feminist's nightmare, sexpenser features an outrageously far-fetched and flimsy plot.
All of Me plays more like an old-fashioned screwball comedy than a contempo film, its premise of a woman dying and her soul inhabiting half of another person's body in the same vein as Here Comes Mr…