The Marrying Man is a stillborn romantic comedy of staggering ineptitude. Author Neil Simon reportedly disowned this film. An awkward flashback structure tells of egotistical toothpaste heir Alec…
Moral ambiguity that has plagued America since the 1960s is given a harrowing probe in this tale of undercover narcs who succumb to the temptation in their midst. Head-swiveling directorial debut of…
Spalding Gray struts his anecdotal stuff once again in Monster in a Box, a frisky follow-up to Swimming to Cambodia and film rendition of his 1990 stage hit.
Hangfire is a tight little action thriller about a prison break that attempts to serve as a metaphor for the 1989-90 Middle East crisis, but strains credibility.
This unwarranted sequel is an incoherent mess that plays more like a trailer than a feature. Director Eric Louzil demonstrates he has no feel for satire or comedy, absolute prerequisites for a Troma…
A turn-of-the-century costumer about cold-blooded Brits thawing out in sunny Italy, Where Angels Fear to Tread is a far more rewarding dip into the E.M. Forster tub than some of its predecessors…
The Doctor grapples powerfully with themes of mortality, compassion, social responsibility [from Ed Rosenbaum's book A Taste of My Own Med icine]. William Hurt's perf as an emotionally constricted…
At times this poor version of a sitcom seems written by five-year-olds for five-year-olds, so much so that one suspects its script was fingerpainted.
Writer-director Mike Figgis returns to the territory of his earlier success, Stormy Monday, with plenty of mood but not a lot of plot.
Remake of the 1950 M-G-M pic with Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor bears little resemblance to the original. Modernized version [of novel by Edward Streeter] shaped by filmaking team Charles Shyer…
What could have been a reasonably interesting thriller literally goes to pieces in last third, until the brain seems the most salient part missing. Pic was inspired by a novel [Choice Cuts, adapted…