"Batteries Not Included" could have used more imaginative juices to distinguish it from other, more enchanting Spielbergian pics where lovable mechanical things solve earthly human dilemmas. Still…
The Lost Boys is a horrifically dreadful vampire teensploitation entry [story by Janice Fischer and James Jeremias] that daringly advances the theory that all those missing children pictured on…
Pic is the Coen Brothers' twisted view of family rearing in the American heartlands and as full of quirky humor and off-the-wall situations as their debut effort, Blood Simple. The film captures the…
Lethal Weapon is a film teetering on the brink of absurdity when it gets serious, but thanks to its unrelenting energy and insistent drive, it never quite falls.
The screws are tightened expertly in this suspenseful meller about a flipped-out femme who makes life hell for the married man who scorns her.
With input from the original's creator, Wes Craven [who also co-wrote the screen story with Bruce Wagner], 3 shifts its focus away from the homely neighborhood horror to a setting of seven…
Anthony Fraser (Michael Biehn) is the assistant district attorney in charge of the major crimes division and is handed a grisly murder case by his boss with orders to go for the death penalty. The…
White of the Eye is an intriguing thriller [from the novel Mrs White by Margaret Tracy].
Testimony is quite an undertaking. Long, muddled, and abstract at times, but ultimately a beautifully conceived and executed art film with fine topline performances, it makes fascinating viewing.
Overboard is an uninspiring, unsophisticated attempt at an updated screwball comedy that is brought down by plodding script and a handful of too broadly drawn characters. Only element that…
Writer David Mamet's first trip behind the camera as a director is entertaining good fun, an American film noir with Hitchcockian touches and a few dead bodies along the way. The action unfolds at a…