Holly Hunter reprises her stage role [in Beth Henley's play The Miss Firecracker Contest] as Carnelle, a former goodtime girl whose dream is to win the local Miss Firecracker contest in her hometown…
Veteran Hollywood screen writer Julia Cameron moved home to Chicago to produce and direct her first feature, God's Will, and discovered first-hand one of a filmmaker's worst nightmares: the…
A powerful metaphor of the national shame that was America's orgy of destruction in Vietnam, Brian De Palma's film deals directly with the harrowing rape and murder of a Vietnamese woman by four GIs.
Milos Forman's meticulously produced Valmont is an extremely well-acted period piece that suffers from stately pacing and lack of dramatic high points.
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…