Ferris Bueller exhibits John Hughes on an off day. Paucity of invention here lays bare the total absence of plot or involving situations.
Absolute Beginners is a terrifically inventive original musical for the screen. Daring attempt to portray the birth of teenagedom in London, 1958, almost exclusively through song is based upon Colin…
Those who think men are immature, destructive, insensitive and basically animals may find The Men's Club great fun. Others are likely to balk at the film's contrived and dated treatment of the battle…
Set in dead of winter in Chicago, Running Scared is an ultra-hip cop picture, shot in gritty style by Peter Hyams, that plays like a combination of Beverly Hills Cop and Hill Street Blues.
With its emphasis on youthful idealism despoiled by treacherous, manipulative adults, Lady Jane emerges as a tragic historical romance tinged with a strong 1960s feeling.
Pic has enough gore, suspense and requisite number of shocks to keep most hearts pounding through to the closing credits.
Working Girls is a simulated docu-style feature that allows audiences to be invisible guests for one day and part of the evening in a Manhattan brothel staffed by about 10 whores working two shifts…
Until conventional plot contrivances begin to spoil the fun, The Big Easy is a snappy, sassy battle of the sexes in the guise of a melodrama about police corruption.
Roman Polanski's Pirates is a decidedly underwhelming comedy adventure adding up to a major disappointment.
Hoosiers is an involving tale about the unlikely success of a smalltown Indiana high school basketball team that paradoxically proves both rousing and too conventional, centered around a fine…
The kidnapping of a beautiful rich young girl, not for money, nor for sex, but just for the joy of doing it is the theme intricately developed by Paul Mayersberg in Captive.