Reversal of Fortune turns the sensational Claus von Bulow case into a riveting film. The story [from the book by Alan Dershowitz] of the Newport society figure's trial, conviction and acquittal on…
Substance is here in spades, along with the twisted, brilliantly controlled style on which filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen made a name.
Henry & June, will be considered liberating by some and obscene by others. The lovemaking scenes in his previous film, The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), proved that director Philip Kaufman…
John Waters' mischievous satire of the teen exploitation genre is entertaining as a rude joyride through another era, full of great clothes and hairdos.
Fans of Winona Ryder will definitely want to catch her in an offbeat role as the town rebel in this teen-oriented smalltown saga; unfortunately, the rest of the production doesn't quite match up.
Since The Exorcist was one of the most frightening films ever and Exorcist II one of the goofiest, chances favored The Exorcist III to fall somewhere in between, though not nearly far enough up the…
Mike Nichols' film of Carrie Fisher's novel Postcards from the ed ge packs a fair amount of emotional wallop in its dark-hued comic take on a chemically dependent Hollywood mother and daughter…
This vulgar sequel to 1989's longest-running sleeper hit looks like a rush job. Joined by her husband Neal Israel (who also appears as star Kirstie Alley's mean boss) in the scripting, filmmaker Amy…
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound is a competent but uninspired riff on the venerable legend. For Corman, it's also a return trip to modern British sci-fi, adapting a Brian W. Aldiss novel.
This enjoyable supernatural thriller is set in the fundamentalist society of crumbling industrial towns where folks have a deep-rooted faith in the spiritualist movement. Pic opens with journalist…
Paul Bowles' classic 1949 novel of a journey into emptiness has been visualized with intense beauty by the creative team of The Last Emperor. But those who haven't read the book will be left…