Dance with a Stranger is a tale of dark passions based on a true story of the London underworld during the 1950s.
Emir Kusturica's second feature is set in Sarajevo during the troubled years following Tito's break with Stalin and the Soviet Cominform, from 1948 to 1952. Former partisans and wishful believers in…
Production departs from the host of other Frankensteins in its bright visual look, its lush Maurice Jarre score, its view of women, its younger characters, and its romantic scope.
Perfect pretends to be an old-fashioned love story dressed up in leotards, but more than anything else, it's a film about physical attraction. Set in the world of journalism, pic is guilty of the…
Harem is an album of gorgeous images, aligned to tell a story, but it's a poor excuse for a dramatic motion picture packaged for the international marketplace.
Brazil offers a chillingly hilarious vision of the near-future, set 'somewhere in the 20th Century.'
To Live and Die in L.A. looks like a rich man's Miami Vice. William Friedkin's evident attempt to fashion a West Coast equivalent of his  The French Connection is engrossing and diverting…
On film, Steaming lacks the impact it had on stage. The ebullience and sheer fun of the original [play by Nell Dunn] have mostly disappeared and, although this is by no means an earnest women's lib…
Marie is a powerfully-made political melodrama, the many strengths of which are vitiated only by the relative familiarity of the expose, little person-vs.-the establishment framework. Sissy Spacek…
Adapted from Nicholas Gage's best-selling book about his search for the truth about his mother, who was executed by the communists in Greece in the late 1940s, pic has the most noble of intentions…
Bond's adversary this time is the international industrialist Max Zorin (Christopher Walken) and his love-hate interest, May Day (Grace Jones). Bond tangles with them at their regal horse sale and…