This slick Nippon effort treads into extreme sex-and-violence fantasy terrain that seems unlikely to find many fans offshore. While similarly outre pix like "Iron Man" or "Wicked City" have won…
"Women Have Only One Thing on Their Minds ..." is an ultra-lightweight comedy of manners that follows the romantic fortunes of a loosely federated band of relatives and lovers. Offshore prospects are…
Fans of abstract helmer Aleksandr Sokurov ("Stone,""The Second Circle") will find much to admire in "Whispering Pages," a mesmeric journey through 19 th-century Russian literary themes that looks…
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Reviewed at Leura screening room, Leura, Australia, May 26, 1994. (In Sydney Film Festival.) Running time: 90 MIN.
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There's more than a nodding resemblance between the Dutch "Oude Tongen" and the work of David Lynch, particularly his "Twin Peaks"' cycle. Unfortunately, that comparison works against this quirky…
Review: ‘Loyalty and Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob Fox, Mon. July 25, Tues. July 26, 8 p.m.’
# Handsomely filmed by d.p. Clive Tickner, this mid-18th-century costumer about an orphan forced into taking punishment for a spoiled young prince will grab youthful viewers with its verve and…
Reviewed at Cannes Film Festival (market), May 21, 1994. Running time: 85 MIN.
A wholly indie pic, produced without government funding (though the Australian Film Commission came up with a marketing grant after completion), "Lex and Rory" rates an A for the effort and…
Reviewed at Leura screening room, Leura, Australia, April 30, 1994. (In Sydney Film Festival.) Running time: 93 MIN.