Where the Buffalo Roam is based on the self-described antics of flip journalist Hunter S. Thompson, who cooperated as 'executive consultant'. Pic features a number of amusing set-pieces of irreverent…
As a documentary on the USS Nimitz, The Final Countdown is wonderful. As entertainment, however, it has the feeling of a telepic that strayed onto the big screen. The magnificent production values…
Anyone who has ever worked in an office will be able to identify with the antics in Nine to Five. Although it can probably be argued that Patricia Resnick and director Colin Higgins' script [from a…
The story, shrewdly crafted by Bertrand Tavernier and American screenwriter David Rayfiel from a novel by David Compton [The Unsleeping Eye], is a throat-catcher. In a future society people die of…
Steve McQueen's Tom Horn is a sorry ending to the once high hopes of the star-studded founding of First Artists Prods.
James Coburn and Bruce Boxleitner limn a kind of father-son pool hustling team who make their living traveling through the country taking advantage of local would-be billiard sharks. They do…
There is something irresistible about the story of a darling little girl left in the care of colorfully kind gamblers, which explains why this is the fourth attempt to bring Damon Runyon's story to…
The fascination of watching how the defenseless cope with marauding barbarians is put to the test with New World's production of Battle beyond the Stars.
The Long Riders is striking in several ways, not the least of which being the casting of actor brothers as historical outlaw kin, but narrative is episodic in the extreme.
John Sayles has fashioned an admirable postmortem of the 1960s student left. Virtually the whole cast and crew make their feature debut here, and while not all the work is on an entirely professional…
This is not a picture for anybody who doesn't like Willie Nelson. But the picture adroitly blends his musical performances with a gently dramatic acting job in an old-fashioned love story.