Personal virtually to the point of being a home movie, film proves thoroughly absorbing and entertaining and benefits enormously from a terrific lead performance by Jack Lemmon.
The Sacrifice, which writer-director Andrei Tarkovsky calls 'as Russian a film as any other made by me,' is primarily a Swedish production with Swedish dialog. It takes place in and around a house on…
Heartbreak Ridge offers another vintage Clint Eastwood performance. There are enough mumbled half-liners in this contemporary war pic to satisfy those die-hards eager to see just how he portrays the…
Bad Guys is a poorly-scripted, would-be comedy attempting to cash in on the popularity of wrestling. Merest pretext of a story has young cops Adam Baldwin and Mike Jolly suspended from the LA police…
Touch and Go mixes humor, heart and considerable hokum in an engaging story matching an unusually serious Michael Keaton and zesty Latin star Maria Conchita Alonso as lovers in spite of themselves.
Sid and Nancy is the definitive pic on the punk phenomenon. The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a lead member of The Sex Pistols, and his relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen…
Manhunter is an unpleasantly gripping thriller that rubs one's nose in a sick criminal mentality for two hours.
Playwright William Mastrosimone adapted his 1982 off-Broadway work for the screen, but it seems to be director Robert M. Young who is responsible for virtually exploiting cinema's power to propel the…
Director Jean-Jacques Beineix has adapted a novel by Philippe Djian, considered an enfant terrible of the new literary generation. It's another feverish tale of amour fou.
Film literally picks up where the 1984 one left off, with spunky teen Ralph Macchio winning a karate contest against no-good ruffians.
Comic book crime meller suffers from an irredeemably awful script, and even director John Irvin's engaging sense of how absurd the proceedings are can't work an alchemist's magic.