Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers is a self-styled cult film that is entertaining for its intended fringe audience.
Fourth entry in the Halloween horror series is a no-frills, workmanlike picture [story by Dhani Lipsius, Larry Rattner, Benjamin Ruffner and Alan B. McElroy].
Rebecca DeMornay and Mary Gross are FBI academy trainees in a buddy picture that plays more like a biddy picture. There isn't a fresh idea or a new one-liner in all of the script, an anthology of…
Die Hard is as high tech, rock hard and souped up as an action film can be, a suspenser [based on the novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp] pitting a lone wolf cop against a group of…
Shot under the title Blood on the Moon, one of three James Ellroy novels with same central character, Cop is a modestly executed, off-target police drama giving actor James Woods another outlet for…
A tongue-in-cheek sci-fi action pic which owes a considerable debt to the Mad Max movies, Cherry 2000's greatest asset is topbilled Melanie Griffith, who lifts the material whenever she's on screen.
Biloxi Blues is an agreeable but hardly inspired film version of Neil Simon's second installment of his autobiographical trilogy, which bowed during the 1984-85 season. Even with high-powered talents…
Assault of the Killer Bimbos is the kind of engagingly dumb, slyly hip pic that is tailor-made for cult enjoyment. First-timer Anita Rosenberg has fashioned an under-$1 million pic [from a story by…
A World Apart provides a sharp glimpse of what it was like to be politically contrary in the early 1960s in South Africa. It is mostly told from the p.o.v. of a 13-year-old girl, Molly (Jodhi May)…
'Crocodile' Dundee II is a disappointing follow-up to the disarmingly charming first feature with Aussie star Paul Hogan. Sequel is too slow to constitute an adventure and has too few laughs to be a…
Visionary Irish rock band U2 has not sold itself short with U2 Rattle and Hum, a deeply felt cinematic treatment of band's music and concern infused with striking visual style and electric momentum.