Not diabolical enough for true black comedy, and witless in its send-up of obsessive TV viewing, Stay Tuned is a picture with nothing for everybody. As a Seattle couple trapped in a hellish cable…
Universal's $40 million-plus pic's a tame look at the cultural differences that erupt from a surly Yank trying to adjust his strapping frame and bad attitude to the rigid strictures of Japanese sport…
An ambitious culture-clash drama set in troubled 1988 Pakistan, Immaculate Conception tries to cover too many bases to score a solid hit.
Strong material has been wasted by inept filmmaking in Like Water for Chocolate. Sixth feature by Mexican actor-director Alfonso Arau (known to world audiences for roles in The Wild Bunch and…
Marking a departure for Aussie auteur Paul Cox, The Nun and the Bandit is adapted from a book and set in the primal Australian bush, far from the claustrophobic interiors of his earlier films. Cox…
Of note for Al Pacino's theatrical, virtuoso star turn as a blind ex-military officer who introduces a greenhorn to the things of life, Scent of a Woman indulgently stretches a modest conceit well…
Love Field is a sincere, not fully realized 1960s drama that is yet another variation on the 'where were you when you heard JFK was shot' theme.
First feature from Peter Chelsom goes straight for the heart with Hear My Song, an unabashedly romantic fantasy about a concert promoter (Adrian Dunbar), a seat-of-his-pants operator who's this close…
Back in the USSR is an amateurish adventure about the Russian underworld shot entirely in Moscow. This attempt to capitalize on perestroika stumbles over a weak script, wooden acting and inferior…
A turn-off psycho-sexual thriller, Whispers in the Dark grows steadily more absurd by the reel until literally stumbling into the ocean at its climax.
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag is a clever premise that ends up being as bland as its put-upon title character.