When the underdog always wins he's not much of an underdog anymore, and the narrative cartwheels Sylvester Stallone has turned over the years to put Rocky in that position have peeled away the…
Mister Frost is a tepid thriller about a mass murderer who claims to be the devil himself. Jeff Goldblum is a seemingly cordial country gentleman (in England, apparently) who casually confesses to…
Beneath its come-on title, this sequel to Chuck Vincent's 1984 feature moves out of the exploitation film arena to a well-scripted comic look at west coast life styles.
Del Shores' hit play about squabbling Texas siblings is brought to the screen with panache. Shores' script presents a bittersweet family reunion, as three sisters and a brother who don't like each…
Disney's workmanlike remake of Jack London's adventure White Fang boasts enough nature footage and a strong central performance by Ethan Hawke to win over small fry.
The Fourth War is a well-made Cold War thriller about private battling that might escalate out of control. Opening title sets the tale in November 1988 on the border of Czechoslovakia and East…
Honed to a riveting intensity by director Alan Pakula and featuring the tightest script imaginable, Presumed Innocent is a demanding, disturbing javelin of a courtroom murder mystery.
The notion that the story of civilized boys reverting to savagery on a desert isle would be improved by shooting in color and substituting American actors for British child thesps is an odd one…
An unlikely grab bag of styles that teeters, spiritlike, between life and death, this lightweight romantic fantasy delivers the elements a Directorty Dancing audience presumably hungers for.
A taut, relentless thriller that hums with an electric current of outrage. Director and cowriter Kathryn Bigelow makes the most of her hook - the use of a female star (Jamie Lee Curtis) in a tough…
The wizardry of Jim Henson's Creature Shop and a superbly over-the-top performance by Angelica Huston gives The Witches a good deal of charm and enjoyment.