Director David Lynch has created an eerily compelling atmosphere in recounting a hideously deformed man's perilous life in Victorian England.
Hong Kong martial arts star Jackie Chan makes an amiable American film debut in The Big Brawl, an amusing chopsocky actioner whose appeal is not limited to the usual audience for this genre. Key…
Sally Field tells Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit II that he is no longer having fun doing what used to come naturally. This stale sequel seems to be evidence of going through the motions for…
Goldie Hawn's venture in producing her own film is actually a double feature - one is a frequently funny tale of an innocent who is conned into joining the US Army and her adventures therein; the…
Night of the Juggler is a relentlessly preposterous picture which never gives its cast a chance to overcome director Robert Butler's passion for mindless action.
With Loulou, director Maurice Pialat deals with a couple formed of a fringe semi-delinquent colossus (Gerard Depardieu), the Loulou of the title, and a frail but headstrong middle-class girl…
In God We Trust is a rare achievement - a comedy with no laughs.
Gloria is a glorious broad perhaps pushing 40. She has been in prison but now has her nestegg and just wants to be let alone with her cat, friends and a fairly economically carefree life. But the way…
Coal Miner's Daughter is a thoughtful, endearing film charting the life of singer Loretta Lynn from the depths of poverty in rural Kentucky to her eventual rise to the title of 'queen of country…
For 10 years the New Zealand public lived with the murder mystery surrounding the deaths of Jeanette and Harvey Crewe. After an unprecendented two trials, Arthur Thomas was found guilty. He was…
Airplane! is what they used to call a laff-riot. Made by team which turned out Kentucky Fried Movie, this spoof of disaster features beats any other film for sheer number of comic gags.