As he did in his Sergio Leone trilogy, Clint Eastwood portrays a nameless drifter, here called 'Preacher', who descends into the middle of a struggle between some poor, independent gold prospectors…
Robert Altman directs a fine cast with all the authority and finesse a good play deserves, so it's too bad the play fooled them all. Sam Shepard's drama of intense, forbidden love in the modern West…
A huggable prehistoric hatchling is discovered by a young American couple in an African rain forest. Story has an engaging performance from William Katt, who plays the sportswriter husband of…
To Live and Die in L.A. looks like a rich man's Miami Vice. William Friedkin's evident attempt to fashion a West Coast equivalent of his  The French Connection is engrossing and diverting…
Teamed together for the first time in Spies Like Us, Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd need a subteen audience for their juvenile humor.
Macaroni is a mild comedy drama teaming the formidable talents of Jack Lemmon and Marcello Mastroianni. Lemmon toplines as Bob Traven, a v.p. visiting Naples as a consultant to Aeritalia. It's his…
Detective is a quintessential Godard pic that's more Grand Hotel than film noir. The plot, as much as it matters, involves four groups of people, or 'families' whose paths intersect in the lobbies…
Director Richard Attenborough has not solved the problem of bringing the 1975 musical A Chorus Line to the screen, but he at least got it there after nearly a decade of diddling around by others.
As a sequel to Romancing the Stone, the script of The Jewel of the Nile is missing the deft touch of the late Diane Thomas but Lewis Teague's direction matches the energy of the original.
Akira Kurosawa has turned once again to Shakespeare for source material, just as he did nearly 30 years earlier when Macbeth became the memorable Throne of Blood. At age 75, the director has made his…
An intelligent, engaging pic about a youngster who's into the rock 'n' roll music of the 1950s.