A look at how a bunch of high schoolers try to deal with the suicide of their class' most promisng member, pic is populated by profoundly unrewarding characters doing and saying utterly uninteresting…
Hellraiser II is a maggotty carnival of mayhem, mutation and dismemberment, awash in blood and recommended only for those who thrive on such junk.
Heywood Gould's script, based upon his book inspired by some years as a New York bartender, contains nary a surprise, as Tom Cruise hits Manhattan after a hitch in the army and immediately catches on…
Perhaps trying to break his image as the most conscientiously nice guy of the latter half of the 20th century, Alan Alda has tried to give himself an edge in A New Life. As the newly divorced Steve…
David Mamet's Things Change is a dry, funny and extremely intelligent comedy about an innocent mistaken for a Mafia don.
For all the sadness and loss in Stealing Home, the story of how a privileged boy's love for playing baseball is gone with the sudden death of his father, the film remains too remote emotionally to…
Paul Mazursky's elaborate farce [from a story by Charles G. Booth] about the actor as imposter (here posing as dictator of the mythical Latin nation Parador) has moments of true hilarity emerging…
Frantic is a thriller without much surprise, suspense or excitement. Drama about an American doctor's desperate search for his kidnapped wife through the demi-monde of Paris reveals director Roman…
In taking on a biopic of late jazz great Charlie Parker, Clint Eastwood has had to chart bold new territory for himself as a director, and he has pulled it off in most impressive fashion.
The Laser Man is a quirky, cross-cultural, high-tech comedy about serious matters from Peter Wang, who made an impression with A Great Wall. Self-consciously implausible story concerning the…
Billed as a comedy/horror flick, Return of the Living Dead Part II is neither scary nor funny and adds salt in the wound with an obnoxious soundtrack of grating rock music.