Trying to save his town, auto worker Michael Keaton journeys abroad to plead with Japanese industrialists to re-open the plant in Hanleyville, Pa, that's been closed by foreign competition. Soon…
Playwright William Mastrosimone adapted his 1982 off-Broadway work for the screen, but it seems to be director Robert M. Young who is responsible for virtually exploiting cinema's power to propel the…
Critters resemble oversize hairballs and roll like tumbleweeds when prodded into action, the perfect menace for this irritatingly insipid and lightweight film which unfolds with plodding…
The kidnapping of a beautiful rich young girl, not for money, nor for sex, but just for the joy of doing it is the theme intricately developed by Paul Mayersberg in Captive.
Aliens proves a very worthy followup to Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi shocker, Alien. James Cameron's vault into the big time after scoring with the exploitation actioner The Terminator makes up for…
Director Jean-Jacques Beineix has adapted a novel by Philippe Djian, considered an enfant terrible of the new literary generation. It's another feverish tale of amour fou.
David Cronenberg's remake of the 1958 horror classic The Fly is not for the squeamish. Casting Jeff Goldblum was a good choice as he brings a quirky, common touch to the spacey scientist role…
After the success reaped by his Summer At Grandpa's, Hou Hsiao-hsien is back with another beautifully controlled and highly nostalgic picture of childhood, based on his own boyhood, a period…
Jackie Chan and Danny Aiello head for Hong Kong to track down a drug kingpin who has kidnapped the daughter of his estranged business partner.
The Gig is a winning little film about a group of guys who try to fulfill their dream of being jazz players.
For anyone who wants to see big-screen terpsichorean art at its top, Dancing is definitive. M-G-M has not only dipped into its own generous collection, but borrowed judiciously from most of the other…