The award-winning My Left Foot duo of writer/director Jim Sheridan and star Daniel Day-Lewis have reteamed to tell the real-life story of Gerry Conlon, an Irishman who spent 15 years in a British…
Producer-director Taylor Hackford clearly wants this to be a major cinematic exploration of the Latino experience, from its ponderous near-three-hour length to its more-than-occasional sermonizing…
The Crush is a by-the-numbers thriller longer on suspense than brains.
Bob Balaban's My Boyfriend's Back is an idiotic offbeat comedy about an obsessive teenage love. Scripter Dean Lorey sets his quirky fantasy in a white picket-fenced small town meant to look like a…
Ted Turner doesn't do anything in a small way. The premiere entry for his new feature production unit is a 4 1/4-hour epic on the biggest battle of the Civil War, and it will prove a hit with history…
Joe Dante lovingly re-creates the monster pics of his youth in Matinee, an okay film geared toward buffs that should have been much better.
Hitching a routine rehash of the first installment's cavorting cadaver antics to a frantic hunt for the defunct's cash stash, writer-director Robert Klane delivers a mildly diverting farcical caper…
Sam Shepard transplants a couple of his famously dysfunctional families to the Old West in Silent Tongue, a bizarre, meandering and, finally, maddening mystic-oater, the first Western financed…
Lost in Yonkers is a carefully rendered, ultimately unexciting screen version of Neil Simon's 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The teenage wasteland, 1976-style, of Dazed and Confused is smack-dab between The Brady Bunch and Children of the Damned , and it's a scary, if sometimes giddily amusing, place to visit. This is…
The Sandlot is yet another wallow in the coming-of-age stakes circa 1962. Sweet and sincere, the film is also remarkably shallow, rife with incident and slim on substance.