Here's how the story goes: Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman are struggling and mightily untalented songwriters-singers in New York. They hook up with talent agent Jack Weston (who delivers a fine…
A powerful emotional, beautifully made film which will touch the hearts of all but the very cynical.
The Hanoi Hilton is a lame attempt by writer-director Lionel Chetwynd to tell the story of US prisoners in Hoa Lo Prison, in Hanoi during the Vietnam War. Pic is a slanted view of traditional prison…
Five Corners starts out as an affectionate look back at a Bronx neighborhood circa 1964 and then about halfway through takes a darker turn into urban violence.
It's summer 1963 and college kids carry copies of The Fountainhead in their back pocket and condoms in their wallet. It's also a time for Directorty Dancing and in her 17th summer, at a Borscht Belt…
Picture this: London is cold, wet and miserable. What else does a girl do but answer an ad from a man looking for a 'wife' to take to a tropical island for a year?
A transparent and one-dimensional parable about a power-devouring female careerist and the unwanted bundle of joy that turns her obsessive fast-track life in Gotham upside down. Constructed almost…
Ferris Bueller meets Risky Business in this teen-dream set in (where else?) the suburbs of Chicago. Chris Columbus weighs in adequately in his directorial debut, thanks to a fresh, solid lead…
An ensemble of sterling performances highlights The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, an intelligent, carefully crafted adaptation of Brian Moore's well-regarded first novel. Film's centerpiece is…
Matewan is a heartfelt, straight-ahead tale of labor organizing in the coal mines of West Virginia in 1920 that runs its course like a train coming down the track.
This is a highly commercial, overblown but entertaining followup to the 1986 attraction that broke boxoffice records and reaffirmed the gangster genre's popularity in Cantonese cinema.