Pet Sematary marks the first time Stephen King has adapted his own book for the screen, and the result is undead schlock dulled by a slasher-film mentality - squandering its chilling and fertile…
Robert De Niro's tour de force turn as a feisty Vietnam vet fails to save Jacknife, a poorly scripted three-hander drama [from Stephen Metcalfe's play Strange Snow].
Spike Lee combines a forceful statement on race relations with solid entertainment values in Do the Right Thing.
Always is a relatively small scale, engagingly casual, somewhat silly, but always entertaining fantasy.
The Rainbow was D. H. Lawrence's fourth novel and concludes with the sexual awakening of Ursula Brangwen, whose story was continued in Women in Love. The current film reps a prequel to director Ken…
British-made sci-fi adventure romp Slipstream is one of those films that had potential, but unfortunately it doesn't make the grade.
Wholly financed by Japanese electronics giant JVC, a first for an American production, Mystery Train is a three-episode pic handled by indie writer-director Jim Jarmusch in his usual playful…
A dreadfully unfunny one-joke black comedy about hypochondria and mortality, Checking Out depends almost entirely for suspense of Jeff Daniels' 'Why don't Italians have barbecues?' Sadly, some 90…
Can a man be friends with a woman he finds attractive? Can usually acerbic scripter Nora Ephron sustain 95 minutes of unrelenting cuteness? Can the audience sit through 11 years of emotional foreplay…
The Fly II is an expectedly gory and gooey but mostly plodding sequel to the 1986 hit that was a remake of the 1958 sci-fier that itself spawned two sequels.
In 1963 the sensational revelations that a good-time girl had been having affairs with a British cabinet minister and a Soviet naval attache shocked the UK and helped bring down the Conservative…