The Sure Thing is at heart a sweetly old-fashioned look at the last lap of the coming-of-age ordeal in which the sure thing becomes less important than the real thing. Realization may not be earth…
As a sequel to Romancing the Stone, the script of The Jewel of the Nile is missing the deft touch of the late Diane Thomas but Lewis Teague's direction matches the energy of the original.
A decade in preparation and two years in actual production, The Coca-Cola Kid emerges with much of the flavor and character of Dusan Makavejev's earlier works such as WR: Mysteries of the Organism…
Clearly the coal miner's daughter's cousin by both birthright and ambition, Sweet Dreams upholds the family honor quite well, with Jessica Lange's portrayal of country singer Patsy Cline certainly…
Santa Claus is a film for children of all ages, but will probably skew best toward infancy or senility.
Akira Kurosawa has turned once again to Shakespeare for source material, just as he did nearly 30 years earlier when Macbeth became the memorable Throne of Blood. At age 75, the director has made his…
Perfect pretends to be an old-fashioned love story dressed up in leotards, but more than anything else, it's a film about physical attraction. Set in the world of journalism, pic is guilty of the…
Paul Schrader's film Mishima is a boldly conceived, intelligent and consistently absorbing study of the Japanese writer and political iconoclast's life, work and death.
This is a farce, penned with wit and acted with appropriate deadpan honesty by all the principals. Picture a Russian ship docking in Liverpool. Two sailors go ashore for a night on the town, both…
An intelligent, engaging pic about a youngster who's into the rock 'n' roll music of the 1950s.
Director Tom Holland keeps the picture wonderfully simple and entirely believable (once the existence of vampires is accepted, of course). In a quick 105 minutes, the film simply answers the question…