A patchwork of out-takes, reprised clips and new connective footage, Trail of the Pink Panther is a thin, peculiar picture unsupported by the number of laughs one is accustomed to in this series…
The Sender is a superbly-crafted modern horror picture, credibly using telepathic communication as its premise for creating nightmarish situations.
The Man with Two Brains is a fitfully amusing return by Steve Martin to the broad brand of lunacy that made his first feature, The Jerk , so successful.
Joining the half-dozen shock-oriented directors who have filmed novelist Stephen King's horror and suspense yarns, David Cronenberg turns The Dead Zone into an accomplished psychological thriller.
Streamers is a highly stylized set of theatricals describing an existentialist hell among a small group of men in a military barracks.
; Screenplayewballs is a poor man's Porky's. This compendium of horny high school jokes set in 1965 is full of youthful exuberance and proves utterly painless to watch, but it is so close in premise…
Revenge of the Ninja is an entertaining martial arts actioner, following up Enter the Ninja (1981) but lacking that film's name players and Far East locale.
Storyline concerns a scheme by hawkish Russian General Orlov (Steven Berkoff) to launch a first-strike attack with conventional forces against the NATO countries in Europe, relying upon no nuclear…
Man, Woman and Child is a sweetly dramatic picture which, unfortunately, reaches so hard for sobs at the end that all logic is suspended.
John Sayles again uses a keen intelligence and finely tuned ear to tackle the nature of friendship and loving in Lianna.
Handgun takes a subject which is the stuff of exploitation and steers it towards social commentary. The result is an intelligent analysis of the political and sexual values of male society in Texas.