Matewan is a heartfelt, straight-ahead tale of labor organizing in the coal mines of West Virginia in 1920 that runs its course like a train coming down the track.
This is a highly commercial, overblown but entertaining followup to the 1986 attraction that broke boxoffice records and reaffirmed the gangster genre's popularity in Cantonese cinema.
This superbly crafted adaptation of David Williamson's popular stage play is a mature, frequently funny and ultimately most moving story of old age and retirement.
The Untouchables is a beautifully crafted portrait of Prohibition-era Chicago.
The Lost Boys is a horrifically dreadful vampire teensploitation entry [story by Janice Fischer and James Jeremias] that daringly advances the theory that all those missing children pictured on…
The Fourth Protocol is a decidedly contempo thriller, a tale of vying masterspies and a chase to head off a nuclear disaster. Its edge is a fine aura of realism.
Opening sequence shows Superman has picked up the spirit of glasnost as he flies into space to rescue an imperiled cosmonaut and utters his first lines of the picture in Russian.
Following his disastrous, hubris-drenched fling as a leading man in the non-musical, glossy b&w fantasy Under the Cherry Moon, Prince Rogers Nelson of Minneapolis wisely has returned with a…
Pic is the Coen Brothers' twisted view of family rearing in the American heartlands and as full of quirky humor and off-the-wall situations as their debut effort, Blood Simple. The film captures the…
For a pic about sex, Personal Services is remarkably unerotic. It deals with society's two-faced attitude to sex-for-sale in a humorous but essentially sad way, and is excellently acted and directed…
Based on the stageplay by Tom Topor, Nuts presents a premise weighted down by portentous performances. Issue of society's right to judge someone's sanity and the subjectivity of mental health is not…