Taking place in an imaginary slum that could be on the outskirts of any east coast metropolis (pic was actually shot in New York), Tom DiCillo's gently ironic fantasy focuses on a dreamy young man…
Blending elements of Rocky and The Sting, this crowd-teaser mixes it up with boxing, revenge and salty one-liners that should satisfy audiences.
A clash of two dissimilar personalities is examined with mixed success in the thriller Where Sleeping Dogs Lie. Dylan McDermott portrays an unsuccessful writer in Hollywood who's frustrated by the…
The Dark Wind is a good-looking version of Tony Hillerman's 1982 cult policier that goes for the same slow burn. Lou Diamond Phillips toplines strongly as the Navajo flatfoot.
Indian director Mira Nair's tragicomedy is less passionate and disturbing than many US pics dealing with race relations. Mississippi Masala is handled with a light touch.
HouseSitter, a tediously unfunny screwball comedy, is a career misstep for both Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. Hawn is grating as the kind of giggly flake she played two decades ago on Laugh-In, and…
Candyman is an uppper-register horror item that delivers the requisite shocks and gore but doesn't cheat or cop out.
Dances with the Evidence could be the title of this pic about a young, part-Indian FBI hotdog whose loyalties are tested when he discovers the power of his roots during a murder probe on a Sioux…
Stephen King's Sleepwalkers is an idiotic horror potboiler. New approach to the vampire legend is really a variation on TriStar's 1988 flop The Kiss. Brian Krause and mom Alice Krige are incestuous…
Paul Schrader has created a pointed companion piece to his earlier portraits of lonely outcasts (Taxi Driver, American Gigolo). Contemplative and violent by turns, this quasi-thriller about a…
Gas, Food Lodging is filled with the kind of personal, small-scale rewards indie filmmakers seem best at delivering. Lensed on location in Deming, NM, on a budget of about $1.3 million, Allison…