As forgettable as it is well-meaning, Maxie represents a stab at an old-fashioned sort of romantic fantasy, as well as first chance at a full-blown starring role for Glenn Close. A concoction like…
Enemy MMine is a friendship story [by Barry Longyear] between two disparate personalities carried to extreme lengths. It may be a long way to go to a distant sun system to get to a familiar place…
Despite its visual pyrotechnics and an impressively woven texture of intellectual allusions, Peter Greenaway's feature fails to engage the audience's sympathies.
Jackie Chan and Danny Aiello head for Hong Kong to track down a drug kingpin who has kidnapped the daughter of his estranged business partner.
Remo Williams is a poor man's James Bond with a dash of two or three other popular genres thrown in for good measure. The film [based on The Destroyer series by Richard Sapir and Warren Murphy] never…
Drama [based on the novel by Manuel Puig] centers upon the relationship between cellmates in a South American prison. Molina, played by William Hurt, is an effeminate gay locked up for having…
Dance with a Stranger is a tale of dark passions based on a true story of the London underworld during the 1950s.
Witness is at times a gentle, affecting story of star-crossed lovers limited within the fascinating Amish community. Too often, however, this fragile romance is crushed by a thoroughly absurd…
There are some great scenes and great performances in The Color Purple, but it is not a great film. Steven Spielberg's turn at 'serious' filmmaking is marred in more than one place by overblown…
Peril is a sleek drama of eroticism and murder from Michel Deville, who is finally earning the commercial success that has evaded his last few films, including Deep Water, a failed attempt to adapt a…
Harem is an album of gorgeous images, aligned to tell a story, but it's a poor excuse for a dramatic motion picture packaged for the international marketplace.