Story for part four picks up after the Roy Scheider character of Jaws and Jaws 2 has died of a heart attack. Lorraine Gary nicely reprises her role as the now-widowed Ellen Brody, living a peaceful…
Dragnet tries very hard to parody its 1950s TV series progenitor but winds up more innocuous than inventive. Dan Aykroyd as Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday gives the role his best but confines of the…
Tough Guys is part parody and part serious with a nasty streak running right down the middle.
Starlight Hotel is a road movie [from Grant Hinden Miller's 1986 novel The Dream Monger] centering on the friendship between a man on the run from the law and a 13-year-old girl looking for her…
No Way Out is an effective updating and revamping of the 1948 film noir classic The Big Clock, also based on Kenneth Fearing's novel of that name.
Hellraiser is a well-paced sci-fi cum horror fantasy [from Clive Barker's own novel The Hellbound Heart].
Bruce Willis abandons his mugging TV personality in favor of playing an animated, amiable, hard-working, ambitious financial analyst in LA.
Pic, based on a novel by Richard Bachman (Stephen King), opens in 2017 when the world, following a financial collapse, is run by a police state, with TV a heavily censored propaganda tool of the…
Cynical and brutally unsentimental in outlook, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, brings the force of an accelerated cinematic attack to bear upon its complex thematic juxtaposition of sexual warfare…
The bloody death of an undercover policeman gets the Royal Hong Kong Police in a complex situation. Inspector Lau (Sun Yueh), now past his prime, is in charge of the case. Besides the politics of…
Gardens of Stone, Francis Coppola's muddled meditation on the Vietnam War, seems to take its name not so much from the Arlington Memorial Cemetery, where much of the action takes place, but from the…