Margarethe Von Trotta's agonizingly up-to-the-minute political thriller, "The Long Silence," is a devastating depiction of a society almost in the grip of anarchy. Poignant and grim, film…
As he has proven many times in the past, Israel Horovitz can write much better plays than "Fighting Over Beverley." Put simply, it doesn't ring true. And it suffers badly from a Vera Lynn complex.
The moderately enjoyable "Undercover Blues" plays like a big-screen, big-budget pilot for a TV series. As such, it could draw respectable coin from those seeking an undemanding, fun time at the…
Exploding Raymond Carver's spare stories and minimally drawn characters onto the screen with startling imagination, Robert Altman has made his most complex and full-bodied human comedy since…
Also with: Claude Brasseur, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Patrick Bouchitey, Denise Chalem, Irene Tassembedo, Eva Darlan.
A "GoodFellas" with heart, "A Bronx Tale" represents a wonderfully vivid snapshot of a colorful place and time, as well as a very satisfying directorial debut by Robert De Niro. Overflowing with…
A cast of likable characters gather around Thea Turrell, played generously by Thea Vidale as a wise, direct, widowed mother of four youngsters in a well-written, appealing script by Bernie Kukoff…
Looks like sci-fi/mystery fans have something they can sharpen their teeth on with this new series about an FBI agent specializing in unexplained phenomena and a doubting agent sent along to keep an…
"The Saint of Fort Washington" takes a soft, benign look at the homeless. Sympathetic performances from Danny Glover and Matt Dillon somewhat compensate for the mildness of the material, but can't…
Reviewed Aug. 28, 1993, at World Film Festival, Montreal. Running time: 75 MIN.