George Romero, collaborating with writer Stephen King, again proves his adeptness at combining thrills with tongue-in-cheek humor. He links five tales with animated bridges in the style of the comics.
Britannia Hospital is a witty, unsparing expose of British manners and mores.
Obsessed researcher Klaus Kinski inhabits a remote space station in the year 2036 with his android assistant, Max 404, played by co-writer Don Opper. Doctor is on the verge of perfecting his…
Who Dares Wins is pulp fare about the politics of terrorism in which the anti-war movement is discredited as prone to reckless murder in the ironic name of peace. In this case, provocative premise is…
Peter Weir's The Year of Living Dangerously, is a $6 million adaptation of Christopher Koch's novel, set in Indonesia in 1965 in the turbulent months leading to the fall of the Sukarno government.
Alan Bates comes home from World War I with shell shock and is partly amnesiac. He does not remember his wife, played by Julie Christie with overdone snobbishness, but does recall a lower-class girl…
Despite Jack Nicholson's multi-leveled performance, The Border is a surprisingly uninvolving film. Story of the personal and professional pressures on border patrol guard Nicholson, caught between…
Picture is a raucous, 'let's put on a show' musical with a punk rock beat. Story centers on an enterprising 14-year-old entrepreneur Ross O'Donovan who has big career plans for his cousin, singer Jo…
The last film of Rainer Werner Fassbinder is, unfortunately, disappointing. His attempt to put the mystical homosexual world of French writer Jean Genet on film is ultimately tedious.
Nerdy Henry Winkler is a meek attendant at the city morgue who is the kind of person who'd rather eat a plate of poisonous mushrooms than offend the chef who served them. His life is a mess. To…
Love Child, subtitled 'a true story', is a tasteful and sincere filmization of young Ohioan Terry Jean Moore's battle to have and keep her baby (fathered by a guard) while serving a 20-year robbery…