A rebuke to official history and a challenge to continue investigating the crime of the century, Oliver Stone's JFK is electric muckraking filmaking. This massive, never-boring political thriller…
Audiences unfamiliar with the first film will be hard put to follow the action [from a story by Brian Clemens] as it incoherently hops about in time and space.
Celebrating the crucial, sustaining friendships between two sets of modern-day and 1930s Southern femmes, pic [based on Fanny Flagg's novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe] emerges as…
With all the ingenuity that went into toys and gadgetry in this five-years-removed sequel, it's a shame no one bothered to hook a brain up to the plot. Beyond the engaging leads, there's little here…
An inherently repellent subject has been given surprisingly benign treatment in Dogfight. Title refers to the central event of ex-Marine Bob Comfort's intermittently intriguing screenplay - a party…
After scoring on the international art circuit with Red Sorghum and Ju Dou, former cinematographer Zhang Yimou delivers again with Raise the Red Lantern.
Foul-mouthed killer doll Chucky returns in this noisy, mindless sequel. Young protagonist Andy is now a 16-year-old personified by handsome Justin Whalin. First reel prolog is devoted to venal…
Margi Clarke packs a mean punch in Blonde Fist as a scrappy Liverpudlian and devoted mother who eventually wins in the boxing ring and at home. In a gritty Thelma & Louise meets Rocky, Clarke is a…
At Play in the Fields of the Lord is how half-breed Cheyenne mercenary Lewis Moon describes his location to missionaries before he parachutes into the Amazon jungle to seek his essence among a tribe…
Equal parts road movie and Greek tragedy, Volker Schlondorff's latest literary adaptation (of Max Frisch's German classic Homo Faber) makes good use of fine material.
Toto the Hero, debut pic by Belgian helmer Jaco van Dormael, is a winning blend of kid's fantasy and adult comedy that's as fresh as a hot croissant. Multilayered plot kicks off in rollercoaster…
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