Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound is a competent but uninspired riff on the venerable legend. For Corman, it's also a return trip to modern British sci-fi, adapting a Brian W. Aldiss novel.
The ladies who lunch - and munch, breakfast, binge, dine, diet, starve and sample - are delicious in Eating, but writer-director Henry Jaglom labors over the stove too long, harming a tasty souffle.
Shirley Valentine writer Willy Russell returns to his native Liverpool with a gritty low-budget comedy.
Child's Play 2 is another case of rehashing the few novel elements of an original to the point of utter numbness. The novelty of a smiling doll spouting expletives and crinkling his nose has long…
From a bolt of ordinary cloth Alan Alda fashions a thoroughly engaging matrimonial romp in Betsy's Wed ding. Most of the action comes from the clash of personalities and wills as unconventional…
If Stardust Memories was Woody Allen's 8-1/2 and Radio Days his Amarcord, then Alice is his Juliet of the Spirits. It's a subtler, gentler retelling of Federico Fellini's tale of a pampered but…
Outstanding performances by Susan Sarandon and James Spader, working from a relentlessly witty script, make White Palace one of the best films of its kind since The Graduate (1967).
Good intentions are roughly served in this uneven actioner that displays some compassion for the stateside Vietnam community while exploiting its violent elements.
John le Carre's glasnost-era espionage novel has been turned into intelligent adult entertainment, but somber tone, utter lack of action and sex, and complexity of plot tilts this mainly to upscale…
The Last of the Finest belongs to a rarely attempted brand of pastiche film. The central characters are Brian Dennehy and his band of dedicated cops who tumble upon a bunch of corrupt characters (who…
Marlon Brando's sublime comedy performance elevates The Freshman from screwball comedy to a quirky niche in film history - among films that comment on cult movies.