Peter Bogdanovich's sequel to The Last Picture Show is long on folksy humor and short on plot. In adapting Larry McMurtry's 1987 follow-up novel (predecessor was penned in 1965, filmed in 1971)…
The elements are in place but they don't add up to great drama in this well-meant effort to personalize the plight of illiterate people.
Director Sidney Lumet grabs a tiger by the tail with Q&A, a hard-hitting thriller that takes on weighty topics of racism and corruption in the New York City justice system.
Christopher Morahan's taut suspense thriller, from John Collee's novel about a young man who gets away with posing as an emergency room doctor in a British hospital, raises provocative questions…
Nifty performances make this routine action flick better than it probably has a right to be. Playing to the Rambo mentality by focusing on an elite naval-attack group kicking tail around the globe…
Personal rather than social issues come to the fore in Mo' Better Blues, a Spike Lee personality piece dressed in jazz trappings that puffs itself up like Bird but doesn't really fly. More focused on…
This dim-witted revenge yarn is the simplest of showcases for Steven Seagal - an extremely compelling action presence with his brutal martial arts fighting style, imposing size and nasty demeanor.
The Hairdresser's Husband is another of director Patrice Leconte's original, hypnotic efforts about sexual longing and romantic obsession. Delicate and stylish, it's the story of a man who fulfills…
Jacob's Ladder means to be a harrowing thriller about a Vietnam vet (Tim Robbins) bedeviled by strange visions, but the $40 million production is dull, unimaginative and pretentious.
Beneath its come-on title, this sequel to Chuck Vincent's 1984 feature moves out of the exploitation film arena to a well-scripted comic look at west coast life styles.
Although a thin premise endangers its credibility at times, Green Card is a genial, nicely played romance. Gerard Depardieu is winning in the tailor-made role of a French alien who pairs up with New…