First writing-directing effort by vet producer Irwin Winkler squarely lays out the professional, ethical and moral dilemmas engendered by the insidious political pressures brought to bear on…
Winning performances by Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and potent direction by Michael Apted pump life into the sturdy courtroom drama formula once again.
Close My Eyes is a powerful British film about incest, with topflight performances and intense handling of the material by writer-director Stephen Poliakoff.
Bill Murray finds a real showcase for his oft-shackled talent in this manic comedy. Originally discussed as a pairing of Murray and Woody Allen, pic ended up with Richard Dreyfuss in the role of the…
Director Alan Parker's story of a band of young Dubliners playing American '60s soul is fresh, well-executed and original.
Todd Haynes' Poison is a conceptually bold, stylistically audacious first feature, a compelling study of different forms of deviance. Point of departure is the works of the late French writer Jean…
Let Him Have It takes one of the most controversial murder trials in postwar Brit history and comes up with a powerful mix of social conscience and solid entertainment. Pic reconstructs the events…
With all the ingenuity that went into toys and gadgetry in this five-years-removed sequel, it's a shame no one bothered to hook a brain up to the plot. Beyond the engaging leads, there's little here…
Margi Clarke packs a mean punch in Blonde Fist as a scrappy Liverpudlian and devoted mother who eventually wins in the boxing ring and at home. In a gritty Thelma & Louise meets Rocky, Clarke is a…
Thelma & Louise is a thumpingly adventurous road pic about two regular gals who shoot down a would-be rapist and wind up on the lam in their 1966 T-bird. Even those who don't rally to pic's fed-up…
Weighed down by a midsection even flabbier than the long-in-the-tooth cast, director Nicholas Meyer still delivers enough of what Trek auds hunger for to justify the trek to the local multiplex.