Cynical and brutally unsentimental in outlook, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, brings the force of an accelerated cinematic attack to bear upon its complex thematic juxtaposition of sexual warfare…
Susan Seidelman has taken nearly every wrong turn in Making Mr. Right, a desperately unfunny romance between an android and a New Wave 'image consultant.' The actors nearly suffocate delivering stiff…
Half Moon Street is a half-baked excuse for a film that is redeemed not a whit by having Sigourney Weaver and Michael Caine in the starring roles. Script, based on Paul Theroux' thriller Dr…
Aria, a string of selections from 10 operas illustrated by 10 directors, is a film that could not have happened without the advent of music videos.
This is a highly commercial, overblown but entertaining followup to the 1986 attraction that broke boxoffice records and reaffirmed the gangster genre's popularity in Cantonese cinema.
Paul Newman's adaptation of The Glass Menagerie is a reverent record of Tennessee William's 1954 dream play, and one watches with a kind of distant dreaminess rather than an intense emotional…
Police Academy 4 carries the banner of tasteless humor raised in the first three installments to new heights of insipidness. As usual, Steve Guttenberg leads the proceedings as Mahoney, the cute cop…
John Huston & The Dubliners is a perceptive documentary on legendary director John Huston and his working methods, shot on the set of his film The Dead (1987).
Story of an 11-year-old boy stranded in Japanese-occupied China during World War II is based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical 1984 novel which marked the first non-science-fiction book by author…
"Throw Momma from the Train" is a fun and delightfully venal comedy. Very clever and engaging from beginning to end, pic builds on the notion that nearly everyone - at least once in life - has the…
StakeOut is a slick, sure-footed entertainment, one part buddy comedy and one part police actioner stitched together with a dash of romance.