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.
With 27 stuntmen and Chuck Norris in the credits, Code of Silence is a predictability cacophonous cops-and-crooks yarn [by Michael Butler and Dennis Shryack] that is actually quite good for the type.
The title refers to a small town in the northeastern county of Yorkshire. Jean Travers (Vanessa Redgrave) has lived here all her life; she's a lonely schoolteacher, tormented by the memory of a…
A before-credits sequence of The Boys Next Door helps explain the motives for making the film. Stills are shown of notorious figures in the US who, for no apparent reason, have gone on killing…
Nomads avoids the more obvious ripped-guts devices in favor of dramatic visual scares. Director John McTiernan even has some kind of a love interest in his story without cluttering up the plot with…
Simple premise has the slightly goofy yellow, eight-foot fowl Big Bird taken away from Sesame Street by the officious Miss Finch so he can grow up among his own kind, a bird family named the Dodos…
Michael Dudikoff is the titular hero, a sullen GI named Joe who arrives at US Army base Fort Sonora with a chip on his shoulder. He quickly alienates everyone except the pretty daughter of the…