There's not a lot of brain work involved in "Dumb and Dumber," a flat-out celebration of stupidity, bodily functions and pratfalls.
Since sound pictures came in, every generation has gotten its own "Little Women." What the modern public has done to deserve it is unclear, but 1990s audiences are the beneficiaries of an outstanding…
Reviewed at World Film Festival, Montreal, Aug. 30, 1994. Running time: 111 MIN.
"They'll never turn 'Sunset Boulevard' into a musical," predicts a cynic to Laurie Franks, playing Gloria Swanson playing Norma Desmond, in "Swanson on Sunset." Actually, Billy Wilder's searing…
Reviewed at San Sebastian Film Festival (competing), Sept. 20, 1994. Running time: 110 MIN.
Likable but uneven, this romantic comedy about sparring speechwriters features appealing performances by Michael Keaton and Geena Davis and hits the box office trail at a good time to generate some…
This absorbing French-Canadian drama tracks two couples as they grapple with issues of commitment and desire on the brink of middle age. Sans notable marquee names or stylistic panache, insightful…
It must have been some self-destructive impulse that led Woody Allen to adapt his 1966 play "Don't Drink the Water" into a TV movie. This hopelessly dated comedy is the sort of work that should be…