Mel Brooks' Life Stinks is a fitfully funny vaudeville caricature about life on Skid Row. Premise of a rich man who chooses to live among the poor for a spell feels sorely undeveloped, and suffers…
Flight of the Intruder is the most boring Vietnam War pic since The Green Berets (1968), but lacks the benefit of the latter's political outrageousness to spark a little interest and humor.
Fans of Stuart Gordon's 1985 Re-Animator will probably dig this campy gorefest sequel directed by the original's producer, Brian Yuzna.
Toy Soldiers is a very entertaining action film that updates 1981's sleeper hit Taps. Pic is unrelated to the 1984 Toy Soldiers, wherein Jason Miller and Cleavon Little led a bunch of Beverly Hills…
Switch is a faint-hearted sex comedy that doesn't have the courage of its initially provocative convictions. Undemanding audiences will get a few laughs from the notion of a man parading around in…
Michael Keaton plays a staunchly decent cop who's as close to his longtime partner (Anthony LaPaglia) as he is to his fashion designer wife (Rene Russo). When widowed LaPaglia gets killed in an…
A rebuke to official history and a challenge to continue investigating the crime of the century, Oliver Stone's JFK is electric muckraking filmaking. This massive, never-boring political thriller…
An inherently repellent subject has been given surprisingly benign treatment in Dogfight. Title refers to the central event of ex-Marine Bob Comfort's intermittently intriguing screenplay - a party…
At Play in the Fields of the Lord is how half-breed Cheyenne mercenary Lewis Moon describes his location to missionaries before he parachutes into the Amazon jungle to seek his essence among a tribe…
Irish writer-director Neil Jordan returns to his home turf with the small-scale romantic drama The Miracle, with uneven results.
Paul Mazursky's 14th film as director is a cozy, insular middle-aged marital comedy that's about as deep and rewarding as a day of mall-cruising.