There's plenty of drama hiding in this tale of two families' daring escape from East to West Germany by homemade hot-air balloon, but this Disney production can't find much of it. Unbelievable mix of…
As a study of a ruthless, essentially unsympathetic killer, working for the wrong side, Eye of the Need le [from the 1978 best seller by Ken Follett] perhaps resembles The Day of the Jackal…
James M. Cain's 1934 novel attracted notoriety for its adulterous murder story, spiced with some fairly daring sequences for its day.
The noble intentions of director-writer-producer Noel Marshall and his actress-wife Tippi Hedren shine through the faults and short-comings of Roar, their 11-year, $17 million project - touted as the…
Filmed as Omar Mukhtar in 1979 at a cost reportedly exceeding $30 million, Lion of the Desert is a very well-produced, frequently-stirring war film about a Libyan anti-colonial hero.
Director Silvio Narizzano's first US film in 13 years is an engaging feature that confronts its young hero with an unwanted tag of a physical handicap.
If The Four Seasons was never a play, it should have been, since it's based on the most stagey, dialog-bound original screenplay in memory. A lightweight, overly contrived examination of the…
Priest of Love is an impressively mounted and acted biopic [from a book by Harry T. Moore] dealing with the later years in the life of author D.H. Lawrence. Reunited with screenwriter Alan Plater who…
This uninspired version amounts to lukewarm sloppy seconds in comparison to the original film that made director John Carpenter a hot property.
Absolution is a dull, gloomy, nasty, contrived marketplace misfit, apparently designed to ride on Richard Burton's shirttails.
Wolfen is consistently more interesting than it is thrilling. Policeman Albert Finney is confronted with a series of baffling, grisly murders, gradually realizing they are not the work of mere…