Mephisto delves deeply into the actor as cultural pawn or as a symbol of the theatrical totalitarianism that Nazism was. Hungaro pic shows extraordinary period flair for the Germany of the 1920s and…
A potentially exciting concept - that of modern-day knights jousting on motorcycles - is all that's good with Knightriders. Otherwise, George A. Romero's homage to the Arthurian ideal falls flat in…
This uninspired version amounts to lukewarm sloppy seconds in comparison to the original film that made director John Carpenter a hot property.
Though the horror genre is sated with maniacs on the menace, Fear No Evil stands out. Spooky and surreal, the ultimately hopeful film has its basis in religious morality.
Produced at a cost of DM25 million (circa $12 million), Wolfgang Petersen's The Boat is far and away the most expensive German film made since World War II, possibly in the history of German cinema…
Bustin' Loose is obviously a personal project for Pryor, who produced and wrote the story, which has admirable ambitions but is also the film's greatest weakness.
Absolution is a dull, gloomy, nasty, contrived marketplace misfit, apparently designed to ride on Richard Burton's shirttails.
A real curiosity item, This Is Elvis is a fast-paced gloss on Presley's life and career packed with enough fine music and unusual footage to satisfy anyone with an Interest in the late singing idol…
Story of a contemporary housewife whose consistent use of chemically injected brand name foods, soap powders and aerosol-propelled products causes her to shrink to miniscule proportions is often…
The Final Conflict is the last chapter in the Omen trilogy, which is too bad because this is the funniest one yet.
Marco Ferreri, the anarchically-inclined 'Italo' filmmaker who has delved into the human psyche often in its mainly frustrated, exploited aspects in today's world, seems to have found a kindred…