Gianni Amelio's "The Stolen Children" is a powerful vision of a humanly rich but socially impoverished country, likely to earn a special niche in Italian film history. This small gem of a picture has…
Novice writer-director Ron Senkowski offers some mildly amusing evidence that he's good for a few laughs in "Let's Kill All the Lawyers." Small-budget Michigan-filmed effort won't generate much B.O…
PARIS--"I.P.5," Jean-Jacques Beineix's fifth film and Yves Montand's last, mixes trendy elements with old-fashioned sentiment. Beautifully shot but conceptually uneven road movie about three male…
Also with: Leon Herbert, Vladek Sheybal, Derren Nesbitt.
A low-budget variant on "Child's Play,""Dolly Dearest" is a scary horror film about a devil doll. Pic received theatrical exposure in the Midwest in January ahead of its video release.
Cleverly structured and compiled, this fascinating documentary brings audiences face to face with 26 leading cinematographers who talk about their work and that of others combined with well-chosen…
Film Festival, June 1, 1992. Running time: 93 min.
T&A director Jim Wynorski tries on the family film with good results in "Munchie." Picture opened in May in Nashville but is of interest mainly to vid fans.
Valhalla" is a bright showcase for fresh talent and affectionately goofy humor. Indie pic might require imaginative marketing (tie-ins with local opera and symphony companies would be naturals), but…
"Braindead" is one of the bloodiest horror comedies ever made, and that will be enough to ensure its success both in cinemas and, especially, on video. It's also the best to date from Kiwi gore…
Reviewed at the AMC Kabuki 8 Cinemas, May 1, 1992. Running time: 49 min.