The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle is the Citizen Kane of rock 'n' roll pictures. An incredibly sophisticated, stupefyingly multi-layered portrait of the 1970s phenomenon known as The Sex Pistols…
Dennis Hopper directs and stars in this terse drama of what the 1970s drug culture and dregs of the counter-culture would have wrought on those easy riders who got off their bikes and tried to…
The expensive new version of Flash Gordon is a lot more gaudy, and just as dumb, as the original series starring Buster Crabbe. Sam J. Jones in the title role has even less thespic range than Crabbe…
Lowbudget in the worst sense - with no apparent talent or intelligence to offset its technical inadequacies - Friday the 13th has nothing to exploit but its title.
What might have looked like a great idea on paper has been tackled by filmmakers who haven't expanded it much beyond the one joke inherent in the premise.
The Blue Lagoon is a beautifully mounted production, a low-keyed love story stressing the innocent eroticism of Brooke Shields and newcomer Christopher Atkins. This is the second adaptation of the…
A pungent fable about the elusiveness of the American Dream, Melvin and Howard is a richly textured, highly individualistic look at Melvin Dummar, a man in over his head both before and after…
Breaking Glass presents a cynical, off-the-peg, view of the post-punk record business.
Alligator is bloody and boisterous, featuring the only man-eating monster in memory named Ramone.
A bizarre plot involving the Ninja cult of Oriental assassins with international terrorism provides plenty of chances for Chuck Norris and other martial arts experts to do their stuff, and pic has a…
Sally Field tells Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit II that he is no longer having fun doing what used to come naturally. This stale sequel seems to be evidence of going through the motions for…