Susan Seidelman has taken nearly every wrong turn in Making Mr. Right, a desperately unfunny romance between an android and a New Wave 'image consultant.' The actors nearly suffocate delivering stiff…
'If you had tried to give rock 'n' roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry,' pronounces John Lennon in an old interview at the outset of Taylor Hackford's glowing two-hour love letter to the…
Even if it may be a specious work at its core, Angel Heart still proves a mightily absorbing mystery, a highly exotic telling of a small-time detective's descent into hell, with Faustian theme, heavy…
Pic unfolds in 1950 when the British were facing attacks from a Kikuyu terrorist group known as Mau Mau. Bob Peck plays a regional police officer in charge of a small force of native Africans who…
"Predator" is a slightly above-average actioner that tries to compensate for tissue-thin-plot with ever-more-grisly death sequences and impressive special effects.
John Huston & The Dubliners is a perceptive documentary on legendary director John Huston and his working methods, shot on the set of his film The Dead (1987).
How can a film that brings punk rockers from Queens, cowboys, Indians and crazed homicidal villains together in Utah be taken seriously? The answer, of course, is that it can't.
Both enervating and exhilarating, Housekeeping is a very composed film about eccentric behavior. It is beautifully observed in many of its details, particularly in its very close examination of the…
This superbly crafted adaptation of David Williamson's popular stage play is a mature, frequently funny and ultimately most moving story of old age and retirement.
Opening sequence shows Superman has picked up the spirit of glasnost as he flies into space to rescue an imperiled cosmonaut and utters his first lines of the picture in Russian.
Based on the stageplay by Tom Topor, Nuts presents a premise weighted down by portentous performances. Issue of society's right to judge someone's sanity and the subjectivity of mental health is not…