Valley is very good simply because director Martha Coolidge obviously cares about her two lead characters and is privileged to have a couple of fine young performers, Nicolas Cage and Deborah…
The Bill Chill is an amusing, splendidly-acted but rather shallow look at what's happened to the generation formed by the 1960s.
After a 12-year hiatus, Sean Connery is back in action as James Bond. The new entry marks something of a retreat from the far-fetched technology of many of the later Bonds in favor of intrigue and…
An American Playhouse production for public television, El Norte is the first epic in the history of American independents. Each section in the three-part film lasts approximately 45 minutes.
An aimless, unfocused social comedy, The Survivors misfires on just about every level, finding what laughs it has to offer solely in the personal performing talents of Walter Matthau and Robin…
Film version of Ray Bradbury's popular novel Something Wicked This Way Comes must be chalked up as something of a disappointment. Possibilities for a dark, child's view fantasy set in rural America…
As often noted, the problem with porno is that there are only so many ways to show people having sex; the problem with films like Losin' is that there are only so many ways to show teenagers not…
Christine seems like a retread. This time it's a fire-engine red, 1958 Plymouth Fury that's possessed by the Devil, and this deja vu premise [from the novel by Stephen King] combined with the crazed…
The Man with Two Brains is a fitfully amusing return by Steve Martin to the broad brand of lunacy that made his first feature, The Jerk , so successful.
Revenge of the Ninja is an entertaining martial arts actioner, following up Enter the Ninja (1981) but lacking that film's name players and Far East locale.
Heart Like A Wheel is a surprisingly fine biopic of Shirley Muldowney, the first professional female race car driver. What could have been a routine good ol' gal success story has been heightened…