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.
"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.
SAN FRANCISCO--Taking as its unlikely but irresistible subject a 1989 visit of 11 black Brooklyn high school students to an Israeli kibbutz, the documentary "Black to the Promised Land" is a terrific…
Terence Davies' "The Long Day Closes" is a technically elaborate, dryly witty mood piece centered on a shy young daydreamer in mid-'50s working-class Liverpool. Pic will delight the British helmer's…
Film Festival, June 1, 1992. Running time: 93 min.
SEATTLE--Newcomer Rick Barnes, who directed, produced, wrote and edited this indie item, presents a potentially humorous plot in "The Enquirers," but execution falls far short of promise. It's a…
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.