Director Barbet Schroeder has made a calculated attempt to cross an acutely observed character study with a slasher pic. But despite excellent lead performances and numerous memorable scenes, Single…
Auds seeking the wit and polish or an Alan Alda on Neil Simon adult ensemble comedy dealing with the ups and downs of marriage will do best to move on. This Arthur Hiller-directed version unfolds…
Some day scholars will devote courses to the monstrous box office allure of the original Home Alone, which, at the time, surprised even Fox. For a sequel the studio has simply remade the first movie…
This prison story is the best screen vehicle to date for kick-boxing champ Don Wilson. He's a wrongly convicted guy in the state pen who continually has to prove himself against bigger and feistier…
Lush lensing and some eye-filling Israeli locations can't rescue The Long Shadow, a trite semi-meller sabotaged by the blah script and some dubious casting.
Brian De Palma's modest-budget ($11 million) thriller Raising Cain is a superficial, often risible, exercise in pure aesthetics. As a showcase for John Lithgow's acting talents and a visual tour de…
Steve Martin gives a showy but sober performance as a phony faith healer in Leap of Faith, well-made but muddled in its aims.
Warner Bros. has a big, rousing, old-fashioned romance on its hands, a perfect 'women's picture' alternative to action fare and kid-oriented sequels.
A skilled, careful adaptation of a much-admired story, A River Runs Through It is a convincing trip back in time to a virtually vanished American West, as well as a nicely observed family study…
A modern, absurdist sensibility informs the soap opera Used People [from Todd Graff's The Grandma Plays], which harks back to '50s weepies.
Despite Haxell Wexler's alluring lensing, this thinly dramatized, overly episodic Babe Ruth biopic resembles a telepic that has lost its way onto the big screen.