The Boy Who Could Fly is a well-intentioned film that deals with mental illness, suicide and other weighty subjects and their effects on children in a general and understanding way.
Roman Polanski's Pirates is a decidedly underwhelming comedy adventure adding up to a major disappointment.
Hoosiers is an involving tale about the unlikely success of a smalltown Indiana high school basketball team that paradoxically proves both rousing and too conventional, centered around a fine…
Blue Velvet finds David Lynch back on familiar, strange, territory. Picture takes a disturbing and at times devastating look at the ugly underside of Middle American life.
In more than 10 years with the Talking Heads, David Byrne received well-earned if often slavishly uncritical praise for his distinctive marriage of polyrhythmic pop-rock with an archly skewed…
SpaceCamp is a youthful view of outer space set at the real-life United States Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama for aspiring young astronauts. Pic [from a screen story by Patrick Bailey and Larry B…
Master manipulator Stephen King, making his directoral debut from his own script, fails to create a convincing enough environment to make the kind of nonsense he's offering here believable or fun.
Fatherland is a major film from Ken Loach. He has created an ambiguous yet penetrating work about two opposing cultures and the way they both manipulate and control artistic expression, and about the…
Blake Edward's obsession with the slapstick comedy genre has produced some all-time comedy classics and some best-forgotten clinkers. A Fine Mess belongs in the latter category.
Spectacular scenery and an extraordinary high degree of production values can't conceal serious flaws in The Mission, Goldcrest's $23 million pic.
Tim Hunter's River's ed ge is an unusually downbeat and depressing youth pic.