Daffy Duck will be pleased to hear he didn't miss any career opportunities when he wasn't chosen to star in "Howard the Duck," although producers certainly could have benefited from his talents.
The rather silly title Willy / Milly caps this charming and substantial kidpic about sex roles.
Tai-Pan is a historical epic [from James Clavell's novel] lost somewhere between 19th-century Hong Kong and 20th-century Hollywood. Despite flashes of brilliance and color, Tai-Pan fails to evoke a…
Despite some graphically brutal violence and a fair bit of 'too-cool' police jargon, No Mercy turns out to be a step above most other films in this blooming genre of lone-cop-turned-vigilante stories.
Trying to save his town, auto worker Michael Keaton journeys abroad to plead with Japanese industrialists to re-open the plant in Hanleyville, Pa, that's been closed by foreign competition. Soon…
Aliens proves a very worthy followup to Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi shocker, Alien. James Cameron's vault into the big time after scoring with the exploitation actioner The Terminator makes up for…
David Cronenberg's remake of the 1958 horror classic The Fly is not for the squeamish. Casting Jeff Goldblum was a good choice as he brings a quirky, common touch to the spacey scientist role…
The Name of the Rose is a sorrowfully mediocre screen version of Umberto Eco's surprise international bestselling novel.
The first film ever made based upon a Saul Bellow novel, Seize the Day can boast of earnest performances and intent, but is swamped in obviousness and the broadness of its brush strokes. Overwrought…
Let's Get Harry is a well made but utterly routine action picture, worth catching for two excellent (as usual) support performances by Robert Duvall and Gary Busey. Director Stuart Rosenberg took his…
With the advice of a Yale University Sleep Laboratory consultant, Dream Lover firmly sets itself among some rather fascinating scientific notions. Specifically, some dream doctors believe that, while…