J.F. Lawton's formula screenplay owes plenty to Pygmalion, Cinderella and The Owl and the Pussycat in limning a fairy tale of a prostitute with a heart of gold who mellows a stuffy businessman.
Alan Rudolph's film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the gumshoe genre that mostly seeks to explore the perplexing possibilities of love.
Funny about Love is a not-so-funny Gene Wilder vehicle. Tale of the biological clock regarding procreation is told from a male point of view here. However, Wilder's problems as a would-be-daddy…
A taut, relentless thriller that hums with an electric current of outrage. Director and cowriter Kathryn Bigelow makes the most of her hook - the use of a female star (Jamie Lee Curtis) in a tough…
Long Island filmaker Hal Hartley progresses from his debut feature, The Unbelievable Truth to this bleak, off-center comedy about dysfunctional families in working class suburbia.
Though unquestionably well-intentioned and determined not to pull any punches, The Big Man [from the book by William McIlvanney] has a depressing theme and ultra-violent conclusion.
Writer-director Clive Barker's Nightbreed is a mess. Self-indulgent horror pic [from his novel Cabal] could be the Heaven's Gate of its genre, of obvious interest to diehard monster fans but a…
While this tale of romance on the telephone has an interesting story concept, the conversation itself drags on for too long, leading to the film's uneven and frequently too-slow pace.
The ladies who lunch - and munch, breakfast, binge, dine, diet, starve and sample - are delicious in Eating, but writer-director Henry Jaglom labors over the stove too long, harming a tasty souffle.
Almost an Angel is simply a no-effort vanity project with only Paul Hogan's easygoing charm to fill the space between the sprocket holes.
Follow-up, produced by Germans based in Munich with location filming in Canada, Argentina, Australia, France and Italy, is a natural, since first film directed by Wolfgang Petersen only covered half…