Fools of Fortune is an historical saga written with lucidity and performed with sensitivity, but tending to melodrama.
From a bolt of ordinary cloth Alan Alda fashions a thoroughly engaging matrimonial romp in Betsy's Wed ding. Most of the action comes from the clash of personalities and wills as unconventional…
Overlong, sadistic and stale even by the conventions of the buddy pic genre, Clint Eastwood's The Rookie is actually Directorty Harry 51/2 since Eastwood's tough-as-nails cop Nick Pulovski could just…
Despite its B-film framework involving a maniacal killer stalking street kids, Streets transcends its genre with a gritty and affecting portrait of a teenage throwaway struggling to exist in LA's…
Steve Martin and Rick Moranis do the mismatched pair o' guys shtick in My Blue Heaven, a lighthearted fairy tale. But scripter Nora Ephron's fish-out-of-water premise isn't funny enough to sustain a…
This moody, erotic thriller from two first-time directors overcomes its slight narrative with its confident, bravura direction and cinematography.
Desperate Hours is a coldly mechanical and uninvolving remake of the 1955 Bogart pic The Desperate Hours, with Mickey Rourke as the hood terrorizing a suburban family.
Director-cowriter James Foley has given this near-perfect adaptation of a Jim Thompson novel a contempo setting and emotional realism that make it as potent as a snakebite.
Although it's more ambitious than most sequels, Young Guns II exhausts its most inspired moment during the opening credits a nd fades into a copy of its 1988 predecessor - a slick, glossy MTV-style…
The Handmaid's Tale is a provocative protrait of a future totalitarian theocracy where women have lost all human rights. The adaptation of Margaret Atwood's bestseller belongs to that rare category…
Quigley Down Under is an exquisitely crafted, rousing western made in Oz.