Overboard is an uninspiring, unsophisticated attempt at an updated screwball comedy that is brought down by plodding script and a handful of too broadly drawn characters. Only element that…
Near Dark achieves a new look in vampire films. High-powered but pared down, slick but spare, this is a tale that introduces the unearthly into the banality of rural American existence.
A gentle comedy which could have been integrated in the romantic fantasy genre along with classics such as Angel on My Shoulder and Here Comes Mr. Jordan, the script obviously held material that was…
Last Rites holds certain interest but also often borders on the ludicrous, accommodating all the ripest themes that can be derived from the dilemma of being an Italo-American Catholic priest and son…
Writer David Mamet's first trip behind the camera as a director is entertaining good fun, an American film noir with Hitchcockian touches and a few dead bodies along the way. The action unfolds at a…
Heaven represents an exercise in frivolous metaphysics, an engagingly light-hearted but ultimately light-headed inquiry into the nature of paradise. Diane Keaton's feature directorial debut is a…
After airman Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) blows into Saigon to be the morning man on armed forces radio, things are never the same. With a machine-gun delivery of irreverencies and a crazed gleam…
More an absurdist comedy than a horror film, Evil Dead II is a flashy good-natured display of special effects and scare tactics so extreme they can only be taken for laughs.
Cross My Heart wants to be both cute and incisive in its presentation of an up-to-date relationship, but proves too insipid to achieve the former and too slick to fully reach the latter goal.
Beverly Hills Cop II is a noisy, numbing, unimaginative, heartless remake of the original film.
This time out, after American Ninja (1985) and Avenging Force (1986), globetrotting army hardbodies Michael Dudikoff and Steve James arrive on a small Caribbean island to investigate the…