Tales from the Darkside is significantly gorier than its namesake TV series, and has better production values.
Tango equals sex equals death in writer-director Leonard Schrader's fatally dark exploration of the 1920s tango underworld. The genesis for Tango was found among Argentine writer Manuel Puig's…
The title is a clever double entendre, as Andy Garcia plays LAPD internal affairs division investigator Raymond Avila, pulled into a psychological game of chicken with quarry Dennis Peck (Richard…
Desperate Hours is a coldly mechanical and uninvolving remake of the 1955 Bogart pic The Desperate Hours, with Mickey Rourke as the hood terrorizing a suburban family.
A Shock to the System is a very dark comedy about escaping the current rat race via murder. Unsympathetic, poorly motivated central character [from a novel by Simon Brett] and flat direction nullify…
The Krays is a chilling, if somewhat monotonous, biopic charting the rise and fall of two prominent hoods in 1950-60s London, cockney lads whose psychosexual warping leads them into ultraviolence.
Nonstop silliness keeps this frightless spoof of The Exorcist entertaining enough to keep an undemanding audience happy. Linda Blair, her teeth and hair encrusted with green gunk, once again plays…
The threadbare screenplay, which went into production as Seven Year Storm, uses a Rip van Winkle gimmick. As Mason Storm, cop Steven Seagal is nearly killed in the first reel after shooting…
A followup to the 1982 pic Class of 1984 this violent exploitation film is too pretentious for its own good. Director Mark L. Lester takes a cynical, fake-hip view of young people's future.
Fans of Winona Ryder will definitely want to catch her in an offbeat role as the town rebel in this teen-oriented smalltown saga; unfortunately, the rest of the production doesn't quite match up.
A moralistic drama about a woman's struggle for self-determination, The End of Innocence is a well-intentioned vehicle for writer-director-star Dyan Cannon.