As it was onstage in 1978, Betrayal is an absorbing, quietly amusing chamber drama for those attuned to Harold Pinter's way with words.
Story concerns a small-time cable TV outlet in Toronto. The quasi-clandestine operation is run by Max Renn (James Woods) who's ever on the lookout for offbeat and erotic material.
Trading Places is a light romp geared up by the schtick shifted by Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. Happily, it's a pleasure to report also that even those two popular young comics couldn't have brought…
The Right Stuff is a humdinger. Full of beauty, intelligence and excitement, this big-scale look at the development of the US space program and its pioneering aviators provides a fresh, entertaining…
The Man Who Loved Women is truly woeful, reeking of production-line, big star filmmaking and nothing else.
Joining the half-dozen shock-oriented directors who have filmed novelist Stephen King's horror and suspense yarns, David Cronenberg turns The Dead Zone into an accomplished psychological thriller.
The fourth entry in the lucrative Directorty Harry series, Sudden Impact is a brutally hard-hitting policier which casts Clint Eastwood as audiences like to see him, as the toughest guy in town.
A very fine biographical drama, Silkwood concerns Karen Silkwood, a nuclear materials factory worker who mysteriously died just before she was going to blow the whistle on her company's presumed…
As a concert film, Richard Pryor . . . Here & Now should attract and please those who appreciate him as a standup comic. But beyond the ample laughs, there is a beautiful monolog that's so painfully…
Sebastien Japrisot's best-selling suspense novel, One Deadly Summer, has finally made it to the screen in an adaptation by the author, and Jean Becker (son of the late Jacques Becker) has directed…
By no means an easy picture to deal with, this thinking man's version of The Bridge on the River Kwai makes no concessions to the more obvious commercial requirements, unless it is the selection of…