CANNES--Veteran Czech animator Bretislav Pojar makes a welcome return to North American screens with a delightful mix of live action and animation that should find a receptive audience.
Reviewed on Coyote vidcassette, N.Y., April 11, 1992. MPAA Rating: R. Running time: 98 min.
Also with: Andrzej Jagora, Patrick Floershiem, Bruce McGuire, Dominic Gould, Vernon Dobtcheff.
HOUSTON--Novice writer-director Chris Johnstone makes a small but commendable splash with "Buffalo Jump," a witty and well-observed indie effort that should play well on fest circuit and in…
A low-budget variant on "Child's Play,""Dolly Dearest" is a scary horror film about a devil doll. Pic received theatrical exposure in the Midwest in January ahead of its video release.
Gianni Amelio's "The Stolen Children" is a powerful vision of a humanly rich but socially impoverished country, likely to earn a special niche in Italian film history. This small gem of a picture has…
Novice writer-director Ron Senkowski offers some mildly amusing evidence that he's good for a few laughs in "Let's Kill All the Lawyers." Small-budget Michigan-filmed effort won't generate much B.O…
PARIS--"I.P.5," Jean-Jacques Beineix's fifth film and Yves Montand's last, mixes trendy elements with old-fashioned sentiment. Beautifully shot but conceptually uneven road movie about three male…
Also with: Leon Herbert, Vladek Sheybal, Derren Nesbitt.
SAN FRANCISCO--Taking as its unlikely but irresistible subject a 1989 visit of 11 black Brooklyn high school students to an Israeli kibbutz, the documentary "Black to the Promised Land" is a terrific…
Cleverly structured and compiled, this fascinating documentary brings audiences face to face with 26 leading cinematographers who talk about their work and that of others combined with well-chosen…