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…
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.
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.
T&A director Jim Wynorski tries on the family film with good results in "Munchie." Picture opened in May in Nashville but is of interest mainly to vid fans.
A low-rent gloss on the mobster genre, "Mad Dog Coll" plays like a solid '50s programmer in color. Quick playoff in undiscriminating markets will be followed by an equally quick trip to vid shelves.
"Braindead" is one of the bloodiest horror comedies ever made, and that will be enough to ensure its success both in cinemas and, especially, on video. It's also the best to date from Kiwi gore…
CANNES--A bad attack of miscasting and some klutzy development take the shine out of "Mad at the Moon," a Wild West amour fou movie that sprouts hairs halfway and turns into a werewolf flick. Slimly…