Big Business is a shrill, unattractive comedy which stars Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin, who play two sets of twins mixed up at birth. They have distinctly different comic styles, with the former's…
Young Guns is a lame attempt at a brat pack Wild Bunch, executed without style or feel for the genre.
British writer-director Gordon Hessler has turned Richard Adams' 1980 psycho-chiller novel The Girl in a Swing into a smooth, fine-looking piece of romantic-erotic entertainment with many a fine…
Promised Land is a pregnant drama about aimless Middle American lives that never delivers. Produced in Utah near where it was developed at the Sundance Institute, pic covers familiar, unexciting…
Actor Mickey Rourke's decade-old pet project about a battered, burnt-out smalltime boxer is a sort of Raging Bull without horns, wallowing dully in the cliches of movieland gutter romanticism.
All concerned are back in small Grovers Bend, where Krites terrorized residents just two years earlier. Tipoff that they've returned is appearance of dozens and dozens of large eggs with colorful…
Solid performances by leads James Caan and his humanoid buddy-cop partner Mandy Patinkin move this production beyond special effects, clever alien makeup and car chases.
The true story of a great American visionary who was thwarted, if not destroyed, by the established order, Tucker represents the sunniest imaginable telling of an at least partly tragic episode in…
Switching Channels is a broad, sometimes silly transfer of The Front Page or, more specifically, His Girl Friday, from the old world of smoke-filled newspaper offices to the gleaming modern setting…
Mystic Pizza is a deftly told coming-of-age story [by Amy Jones] about three young femmes as they explore their different destinies, mostly through romance; it's genuine and moving.