Most imaginative stroke is the passport-stamped credit sequence that opens this sequel to the 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation. Story [by John Hughes] of a frenetic, chaotic tour of the Old World…
The third in the series opens strong with Mel Gibson being dislodged from his camel train by low-flying Bruce Spence in an airborne jalopy (providing as much fun here as he did as the gyro Captain in…
Drama [based on the novel by Manuel Puig] centers upon the relationship between cellmates in a South American prison. Molina, played by William Hurt, is an effeminate gay locked up for having…
A comedy set in a New York hotel room over a sweaty night in 1953 might seem an odd assignment for such a serious and innovative director as Nicolas Roeg.
What propels this contempo LA yarn about a dissembling newspaper columnist on the trail of a nefarious con man (Tim Matheson) is the obvious and successful byplay between Chevy Chase's sly, glib…
Dim Sum offers up a few charming observations about cultural differences among assorted generations of Chinese Americans, but the dramatic situations are so underplayed as to be mostly ineffectual.
Dance with a Stranger is a tale of dark passions based on a true story of the London underworld during the 1950s.
The idea for this three-parter was hatched during Dino De Laurentiis' production of King's Firestarter, which also starred little Drew Barrymore. Asked to do another script for Barrymore, King…
Story of two brothers who untangle their mixed emotions as they compete in a grueling bicycle race, American Flyers is most entertaining when it rolls along unencumbered by big statements…
Beneath its verbose, title, Jack Sholder's follow-up to Wes Craven's 1984 hit is a well-made though familiar reworking of demonic horror material.
A British satire of political muddle in Caribbean island, Water is a frenetic mishmash. Michael Caine is fine as a laidback British governor who is aptly described as 'the Patty Hearst of the British…