Paul Cox's film, flickering between realism and fantasy, follows the progress of Bremer, a rich naive eccentric (Norman Kaye), whose inherited wealth both protects him from the coldness of the…
Although inoffensively designed only to please the senses and appeal to one's whimsical sense of adventure, Krull nevertheless comes off as a blatantly derivative hodgepodge of Excalibur meets Star…
There's enough menace and romance in Gorky Park to appeal to many, especially those helped by the memory of Martin Cruz Smith's successful novel.
An American Playhouse production for public television, El Norte is the first epic in the history of American independents. Each section in the three-part film lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Although well-made, this screen adaptation of Stephen King's Cujo emerges as a dull, uneventful entry in the horror genre. Novel about a mad dog on the rampage occupies a low place in the King canon…
Brainwaves is a briskly-told, engaging psychological thriller dealing with the sci-fi concept of transferring thought processes and memories electronically between different people.
Amityville 3-D proudly announces that it is not a sequel to The Amityville Horror or Amityville II. Even so, there is hardly anything original about the picture. A new cast of characters and the…
In a NZ western of the North American Indian-white settler school, Geoff Murphy has fashioned a fast-moving visual tale of archetypal passion and action. 'Utu' is the Maori word for 'revenge'.
Sex, humor and even a facsimile of style distinguish Michael Winner's entertaining remake of The Wicked Lady as a comedy-drama of rogue-ridden 17th-century England with Faye Dunaway an effective…
Gilbert & Sullivan's durable The Pirates of Penzance has been turned into an elaborate screen musical by basically the same hands responsible for Joseph Papp's smash New York Shakespeare Festival and…
The King of Comed y is a royal disappointment. To be sure, Robert De Niro turns in another virtuoso performance for Martin Scorsese, just as in their four previous efforts. But once again - and even…