The tale of a down-and-out detective and a seamy femme fatale is a thoroughly professional little entertainment.
Borrowing two good end elements from two 1950s sci-fi pics, The Incredible Shrinking Man and Them!, scripters pit two sets of unfriendly neighbor kids, mistakenly shrunk to only 1/4-inch high…
Gross Anatomy, a seriocomic look at the first year of medical school, should be required viewing for anyone with aspirations in that direction, but for all others, film is about as exciting as a pop…
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Alternately affecting and affected, Field of Dreams is a fable about redemption and reconciliation that uses the mythos of baseball as an organizing metaphor.
No previous drug-themed film has the honesty or originality of Gus Van Sant's drama Drugstore Cowboy. Pic addresses the fact that people take drugs because they enjoy them.
Though not always entirely credible, Dead Calm is a nail-biting suspense pic [from the novel by Charles Williams] handsomely produced and inventively directed.
Celia starts out as a likeable family pic about the traumas of a sensitive 9-year-old girl growing up in a Melbourne suburb in the conservative late 1950s. It winds up as something quite different.
Producer Jose Frade has claimed his Blood and Sand is the first truly Spanish film version of Vicente Blasco Ibanez' famous novel. Frade's claim turns out to be empty. His picture is about as Spanish…
This collection of cliches accomplishes the almost unthinkable by bringing the prison genre to a new low.
There is a good deal of enjoyment to be derived from Wilt [based on Tom Sharpe's novel], mainly thanks to a uniformly excellent cast and unpretentious, straightforward direction by Michael Tuchner…
Ian Sellar's first feature, shot in the windswept Orkney Islands, north of Scotland, is a film about childhood which moves very slowly to a quite moving climax.