Unrelentingly bleak, Ironweed is a film without an audience and no reason for being except its own self-importance. It's an event picture without the event. Whatever joy or redemption William Kennedy…
Someone should have told helmer Clare Peploe that shots of beautiful scenery do not a boffo film make, and since she co-wrote the screenplay (with Mark Peploe), she has to shoulder some of the blame…
Well-produced and directd with an eye to documentary-like realism and authenticity, pic centers upon a military undertaking of familiar futility during the Vietnam War. It follows a squad of 14…
The screws are tightened expertly in this suspenseful meller about a flipped-out femme who makes life hell for the married man who scorns her.
It's a risky business getting close to Charles Bronson. His wife, daughter and friends have been blown away in the first three installments of Death Wish. Now the vigilante is back to revenge the…
Enormously entertaining, Broadcast News is an inside look at the personal and professional lives of three TV journlists.
Isak Dinesen's most widely read work, next to Out of Africa, is the short novel Babette's Feast, a rousing yarn of delicate philosophical overtones about a French female chef de cuisine of five-star…
With input from the original's creator, Wes Craven [who also co-wrote the screen story with Bruce Wagner], 3 shifts its focus away from the homely neighborhood horror to a setting of seven…
Both enervating and exhilarating, Housekeeping is a very composed film about eccentric behavior. It is beautifully observed in many of its details, particularly in its very close examination of the…
Set in a thoroughly uptight, provincial British seaside resort in the 1950s, this touching account of a girl's growing pains marks the directorial debut of director-scripter David Leland.
Tough Guys is part parody and part serious with a nasty streak running right down the middle.