This is the first feature film of Liverpudlian Terence Davies, obviously autobiographical, dealing with a family called Davies and their lives during the 1940s and 1950s.
Story of this engaging tearjerker [from the novel by Iris Rainer Dart] is one of a profound friendship, from childhood to beyond the grave, between two wildly mismatched women, a lower-class Jew…
Affecting memories and good intentions don't always add up to good screen stories, and such is the case in 1969, one of the murkiest reflections on the Vietnam War era yet, notwithstanding good…
Young Guns is a lame attempt at a brat pack Wild Bunch, executed without style or feel for the genre.
Sumptuously produced historical action adventure tale, set in pre-Raj India circa 1825, falls short of fully developing its most interesting theme - the struggle of the rational Western psyche with…
As the third chapter unfolds, poor little Carol Anne (the late Heather O'Rourke) has had to move again. Her parents have shipped her off to live with her aunt and uncle (Nancy Allen and Tom Skerritt)…
High Spirits is a piece of supernatural Irish whimsy with a few appealing dark underpinnings, but it still rises and falls constantly on the basis of its moment-to-moment inspirations.
Coming to America starts on a bathroom joke, quickly followed by a gag about private parts, then wanders in search of something equally original for Eddie Murphy to do for another couple of hours…
A Summer Story is a beautifully made pastoral romance, skillfully adapted from a John Galsworthy story, The Apple Tree.
Though clearly of above-average quality in direction, psychology and Theresa Russell's 3-D performance as a childless housewife with a dark secret in the closet, Track 29 is connected closely to the…
Sunset is a silly Hollywood fiction, unconvincing in all but a couple of its details. Premise of teaming up righteous cowboy star Tom Mix and real-life lawman Wyatt Earp to solve an actual murder…