Diva is an extraordinary thriller and first film from Jean-Jacques Beineix, complex, stylish and fast-moving.
A heavy dramatic portrait of military school education with a disturbing shoot 'em up climax, Taps labors at an unbearably slow pace to an inevitable, depressing conclusion.
EMI's third Agatha Christie mystery [from her novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side] is a nostalgic throwback to the genteel British murder mystery pix of the 1950s.
Warren Beatty's Red s is a courageous and uncompromising attempt to meld a high-level socio-political drama of ideas with an intense love story, but it is ultimately too ponderous.
A major battle of the Korean war is given a decidedly religious viewpoint via Inchon, a $46 million pic from One Way Prods, an org affiliated with the Rev Sun Myung Moon (who gets screen credit as…
Writer-director Brian De Palma's Blow Out is a frequently exciting $18 million suspense thriller which suffers from a distracting emphasis upon homages to other motion pictures.
Martin Scorsese makes pictures about the kinds of people you wouldn't want to know. In his mostly b&w biopic of middleweight boxing champ Jake La Motta, "Raging Bull," the La Motta character played…
A powerfully intimate domestic drama, "Ordinary People" represents the height of craftsmanship across the board. Robert Redford, well-suited for Donald Sutherland's role, stayed behind the camera to…
"The Empire Strikes Back" is a worthy sequel to Star Wars, equal in both technical mastery and characterization, suffering only from the familiarity with the effects generated in the original and…
Alfred Hitchcock, an acknowledged great among Hollywood filmmakers who became an internationally recognizable personality, a stature few directors have achieved, died at 9:15 a.m. yesterday at his…
GOOD MORNING: “Nine To Five,” the Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton comedy, starts filming at 20th Monday, but the girls started rehearsals at Universal where Lily’s still working on “The…