Bob Balaban's My Boyfriend's Back is an idiotic offbeat comedy about an obsessive teenage love. Scripter Dean Lorey sets his quirky fantasy in a white picket-fenced small town meant to look like a…
Ted Turner doesn't do anything in a small way. The premiere entry for his new feature production unit is a 4 1/4-hour epic on the biggest battle of the Civil War, and it will prove a hit with history…
Joe Dante lovingly re-creates the monster pics of his youth in Matinee, an okay film geared toward buffs that should have been much better.
Hitching a routine rehash of the first installment's cavorting cadaver antics to a frantic hunt for the defunct's cash stash, writer-director Robert Klane delivers a mildly diverting farcical caper…
Sam Shepard transplants a couple of his famously dysfunctional families to the Old West in Silent Tongue, a bizarre, meandering and, finally, maddening mystic-oater, the first Western financed…
Lost in Yonkers is a carefully rendered, ultimately unexciting screen version of Neil Simon's 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The teenage wasteland, 1976-style, of Dazed and Confused is smack-dab between The Brady Bunch and Children of the Damned , and it's a scary, if sometimes giddily amusing, place to visit. This is…
The Sandlot is yet another wallow in the coming-of-age stakes circa 1962. Sweet and sincere, the film is also remarkably shallow, rife with incident and slim on substance.
Playing it straight, sans humor, Return of the Living Dead III departs from the first two films of the horror series that began in 1985. In an effort to capture the youth market, this B-pic…
In the Line of Fire is a proficiently made thriller pitting Clint Eastwood's vet Secret Service agent against John Malkovich's insidious would-be presidential assassin.
A purely escapist entertainment, John Badham's Another Stakeout, a sequel to his 1987 hit, is sillier and less plausible than the first movie, but it's also funnier.