This is a farce, penned with wit and acted with appropriate deadpan honesty by all the principals. Picture a Russian ship docking in Liverpool. Two sailors go ashore for a night on the town, both…
The state of the nation's press and the evil antics of its secret services in the nuclear age are combined in this fast-paced thriller.
Territory is typical small town Steven Spielberg; this time set in a coastal community in Oregon. Story is told from the kids' point-of-view and takes a rather long time to be set in motion.
John Huston's Prizzi's Honor packs love, sex, and murder - and dark comedy - into a labyrinthine tale.
Over in the suburbs dwells quiet aerospace engineer Jeff Goldblum whose job is going nowhere while his wife goes too far with another man. Mulling all this over in the middle of the night, Goldblum…
Elements of City Limits fit it into the category of the post-holocaust pic, but the historical disaster is a plague which has wiped out an older generation. The young survive in a condition of…
Volunteers is a very broad and mostly flat comedy [from a story by Keith Critchlow] about hijinx in the Peace Corps, circa 1962. Toplined Tom Hanks gets in a few good zingers as an upperclass snob…
Lightweight item is innocuous and well-intentioned but terribly feeble, another example of a decent idea yielding the least imaginative results conceivable.
Director Martin Ritt has just the right touch to keep Murphy's Romance, a fairly predictable love story, from lapsing into gushy sentimentality of cliches. Unfortunately, this sweet and homey picture…
Weak script, poor acting and miscasting aside, it's the power of the subject that makes this an enjoyable ride. Writer/director Richard Brooks thoroughly researched the Territory of the compulsive…
Alamo Bay is a failed piece of social consciousness. The peripatetic Louis Malle hasn't managed to shed any meaningful light on his current subject, that of the conflict between refugee Vietnamese…