Tough Guys is unalloyed hokum that proves a sad waste of talent on the parts of co-stars Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas.
The Money Pit is simply the pits. Shortly after the starring couple has bought a beautiful old house which quickly shows itself to be at the point of total disrepair, Tom Hanks says to Shelley Long…
Directed with the throttle wide open, pic roots itself firmly in very fresh history, then proceeds to brashly rewrite it, thereby turning itself into an exercise in wish fulfilment for those who…
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Tai-Pan is a historical epic [from James Clavell's novel] lost somewhere between 19th-century Hong Kong and 20th-century Hollywood. Despite flashes of brilliance and color, Tai-Pan fails to evoke a…
Sid and Nancy is the definitive pic on the punk phenomenon. The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a lead member of The Sex Pistols, and his relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen…
Tim Hunter's River's ed ge is an unusually downbeat and depressing youth pic.
It's another horrifying house party at the Freelings' in Poltergeist II. Sequel finds the poor Freeling family a year later penniless and slightly crazed after their Cuesta Verde house was…
Despite some graphically brutal violence and a fair bit of 'too-cool' police jargon, No Mercy turns out to be a step above most other films in this blooming genre of lone-cop-turned-vigilante stories.
Manhunter is an unpleasantly gripping thriller that rubs one's nose in a sick criminal mentality for two hours.
An array of bizarre creatures and David Bowie can't save Labyrinth from being a crashing bore. Characters created by Jim Henson and his team become annoying rather than endearing.
Tobe Hooper's remake of Invaders from Mars is an embarrassing combination of kitsch and boredom. Inferior screenplay [based on the 1953 original] fails to bring in new ideas or provide interesting…