A film of challenging ideas, and not salacious provocations, The Last Temptation of Christ is a powerful and very modern reinterpretation of Jesus as a man wracked with anguish and doubt concerning…
Sumptuously produced historical action adventure tale, set in pre-Raj India circa 1825, falls short of fully developing its most interesting theme - the struggle of the rational Western psyche with…
There's not much kick in this cocktail, despite its mix of quality ingredients. Casually glamorous South Bay is the setting for a story of little substance as writer-director Robert Towne attempts a…
Mild and meek, Short Circuit 2 has an uncomplicated sweetness as a successful followup to the original robot kiddie comedy.
Rikky and Pete has a clutch of potentially interesting characters and a promising storyline; but the characters are inadquately developed, and the plotting doesn't live up to expectations.
As the third chapter unfolds, poor little Carol Anne (the late Heather O'Rourke) has had to move again. Her parents have shipped her off to live with her aunt and uncle (Nancy Allen and Tom Skerritt)…
The Naked Gun is crass, broad, irreverent, wacky fun - and absolutely hilarious from beginning to end.
Though its credibility is undermined by a fanciful ending, Mississippi Burning captures much of the truth in its telling of the impact of a 1964 FBI probe into the murders of three civil rights…
Lady in White is a superb supernatural horror film from independent filmmaker Frank LaLoggia who, with the help of cousin Charles LaLoggia, raised production money from 4,000 investors - many of whom…
High Spirits is a piece of supernatural Irish whimsy with a few appealing dark underpinnings, but it still rises and falls constantly on the basis of its moment-to-moment inspirations.
John Waters' appreciation for the tacky side of life is in full flower in Hairspray, a slight but often highly amusing diversion about integration, big girls' fashions and music-mad teens in 1962…