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.
For his second pic, writer-director James Glickenhaus commits the major sin of shooting an action film with little action. Contrived script instead opts for grotesque violence in a series of glum…
In Nijinsky, Herbert Ross and scripter Hugh Wheeler have constructed nothing less than a male-to-male romantic tragedy. The film takes the form of a broad flashback covering only two critical years…
In Cruising writer-director William Friedkin explores the S&M life of New York City. Like any approach to the bizarre, it is fascinating for about 15 minutes.
TimeAfter Time is a delightful, entertaining trifle of a film that shows both the possibilities and limitations of taking liberties with literature and history. Nicholas Meyer has deftly juxtaposed…