This social farce is excellently written, fast paced and intelligently directed.
Ruthless People is a hilariously venal comedy about a kidnapped harridan whose rich husband won't pay for her return.
Pretty in Pink is a rather intelligent (if not terribly original) look at adolescent insecurities.
Off Beat is a tedious comedy [from a story by Dezso Magyar] that suffers visibly from the involvement of several artists known for good work on more serious fare.
In Matador, Pedro Almodovar displays more polished filmmaking technique, but moves away from social commentary for a frenzied feeding on themes of carnal and blood obsession. The film's pulsing…
Behind the ironically sweeping title of Denys Arcand's film is a mordant small-scale study of private lives and sexual mores among a group of contemporary Canadian academics. Writer-director Arcand…
Jake Speed is fun - a deliberately mindless adventure that keeps tongue firmly in cheek.
Gene Wilder is back in the rut of sending up old film conventions in Haunted Honeymoon, a mild farce. Title is a misnomer, since set-up has radio actor Wilder taking his fiancee Gilda Radner out to…
As contrived and plot-hole ridden as it is, F/X still works quite effectively as a crowd-pleasing popcorn picture. Basic premise here is so strong that it proves well-nigh indestructable, even in the…
Penned partly on the basis of actual experiences he had as a teenager touring the South as a musician, John Fusco's screenplay makes ample use of the legend of the late bluesman Robert Johnson, who…
Children of a Lesser God is the kind of good intentioned material that often gets weighed down with sentimentality on the screen. Fortunately, the translation of Mark Medoff's Tony Award-winning…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions