Kenneth Branagh returns to the high and, for him, safe ground of Shakespeare with Much Ado About Nothing, a spirited, winningly acted rendition of one of the Bard's most popular comedies.
A pleasurably offbeat picture that manages the rare trick of being both charming and edgy, Mad Dog and Glory represents a refreshing, unexpected change of pace for all the major talents concerned.
Steven Spielberg's scary and horrific thriller may be one-dimensional and even clunky in story and characterization, but definitely delivers where it counts, in excitement, suspense and the…
Some surefire slapstick footage is about all that's funny in the stillborn comedy Hexed. Writer-director Alan Spencer's debut pic makes one long for the sophistication of Police Academy movies.
Sad, stately and ideologically au courant, Geronimo relates the final stages of the US government's subjugation of the West's native population in absorbing, detailed fashion. Neatly turning…
An extravagant, opulent and mostly enjoyable exercise in high camp (or low kitsch), this ambitious first feature from Stewart Main and Peter Wells has 'cult item' written all over it.
Feature debut of 24-year-old writer-director Jennifer Lynch (daughter of David) offers up Julian Sands as a top surgeon who has had a one-night stand with stunning neighbor Sherilyn Fenn and now…
This Boy's Life is a nicely acted but excessively bland coming-of-age memoir about a young man's escape from domestic turmoil and abuse, with numerous potent scenes of conflict between the central…
The Sandlot is yet another wallow in the coming-of-age stakes circa 1962. Sweet and sincere, the film is also remarkably shallow, rife with incident and slim on substance.
The Firm is a very smooth adaptation of John Grisham's giant 1991 bestseller. Tom Cruise's hotshot lawyer bent on toppling his corrupt bosses could be a brother to his A Few Good Men character…