Sam Peckinpah's The Osterman Weekend is a competent, professional but thoroughly impersonal meller which reps initial adaptation of a Robert Ludlum tome for the big screen.
Rumble Fish is another Francis Coppola picture that's overwrought and overthought with camera and characters that never quite come together in anything beyond consistently interesting. Beautifully…
High Road to China is a lot of old-fashioned fun, revived for Tom Selleck after his TV schedule kept him from taking the Harrison Ford role in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Ford clearly got the better…
Blue Thunder is a ripsnorting live-action cartoon, utterly implausible but no less enjoyable for that.
There's nothing particularly intimate or revelatory about this five-hour (plus intermission) biopic of the German 19th-century composer.
Joining the half-dozen shock-oriented directors who have filmed novelist Stephen King's horror and suspense yarns, David Cronenberg turns The Dead Zone into an accomplished psychological thriller.
Storyline concerns a scheme by hawkish Russian General Orlov (Steven Berkoff) to launch a first-strike attack with conventional forces against the NATO countries in Europe, relying upon no nuclear…
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute is an enormously uneven trilogy of modern urban woman's dilemma in the precarious area of relationships with men [from stories by Grace Paley].
Sex, humor and even a facsimile of style distinguish Michael Winner's entertaining remake of The Wicked Lady as a comedy-drama of rogue-ridden 17th-century England with Faye Dunaway an effective…
Bob Fosse takes another look at the underside of the success trip in Star 80, an engrossing, unsentimental and unavoidably depressing account of the short life and ghastly death of Playmate-actress…
An engaging idea - Dudley Moore as a successful, married shrink who becomes obsessed with a beautiful patient (Elizabeth McGovern) - is rendered inoperable by Marshall Brickman's witless script and…