This film is so inept that the best actor in the pic is Jilly Rizzo. But he has a great advantage: he's on screen five seconds and he doesn't have to talk.
Belying the lightheartedness of its title, Birdy is a heavy adult drama about best friends and the after-effects of war, but it takes too long to live up to its ambitious premise.
Pic is set in 1947, at a time of national rejoicing over a royal wedding and hardship caused by food rationing. Plot evolves out of a plan hatched by a group of town notables to fatten up a secret…
Set in Paris, plot centers on a young American woman stranded in the City of Light when she becomes separated from a tour group headed for Eastern Bloc countries. Frustrated by airline and diplomatic…
For music biz insiders, This Is Spinal Tap is a vastly amusing satire of heavy metal bands. Director Rob Reiner has cast himself as Marty DiBergi, a filmmaker intent upon covering the long-awaited…
The philadelphia Experiment had a lot of script problems in its development that haven't been solved yet, but final result is an adequate sci-fi yarn [story by Wallace Bennett, Don Jakoby].
John G. Avildsen is back in the Rocky ring with The Karate Kid. More precisely, it is a Rocky for kids.
Martha Coolidge's The City Girl reps a hardnosed, if frequently funny, look at a young woman's attempt to forge a career and self-esteem. It's a predecessor to same director's 1983 indie hit, Valley…
Supergirl is Kara, Superman's cousin, who journeys from her home on the planet of Argo to Earth to recover the missing Omegahedron Stone, life-force of her world, which has fallen into the clutches…
Cream puff of a teen comedy about the miseries of a girl turning 16 turns out to be an amiable, rather goldilocked film. Tone of the film, despite some raw language, brief nudity in the shower and…
Simple-minded romp about a group of freshmen outcasts doesn't qualify for the dean's list, but Revenge of the Nerds shows more than enough smarts to deserve passing grades.