The Big Picture is a surprisingly genial, good-natured satire on contemporary Hollywood mores, one of the last pics made under the David Puttnam regime at Columbia.
Renegades offers some rollercoaster thrills thanks to Jack Sholder's full-throttle direction but ultimately exhausts itself with unrelenting bedlam.
First-time writer-director Michael Austin here proves he can direct; unfortunately his script is not up to par. The black humor he is trying for does not come off and he has to resort to slapstick to…
The idea of telling the story of a Viking warrior who thought there must be more to life than rape and pillage is an amusing one, and for the most part Erik the Viking is an enjoyable film.
Director Tim Burton effectively echoes the visual style of the original Bob Kane comics while conjuring up a nightmarish world of his own.
Even die-hard Troma fans will have a hard time stomaching The Toxic Avenger, Part II. A weak script [from a story by Lloyd Kaufman] and sluggish direction turn this sequel to the 1985 spoof into a…
Even diehard Trekkies may be disappointed by Star Trek V. Coming after Leonard Nimoy's delightful directorial outing on Star Trek IV, William Shatner's inauspicious feature directing debut is a…
Based on Carlos Fuentes' novel Gringo Viejo, the complex psychological tableau makes it easy to see why Jane Fonda plopped herself in the plum role of 40-ish spinster on the run Harriet Winslow. She…
This road film about a mentally deficient dishwasher and a homicidal escaped cancer patient is a downer from beginning to end.
Though not always entirely credible, Dead Calm is a nail-biting suspense pic [from the novel by Charles Williams] handsomely produced and inventively directed.
In a brief but outstanding career on TV and in pics, John Belushi was an engaging personality. His drug overdose death further enthralled the public. Wired , however, told in episodes, flashbacks and…