Paul Bowles' classic 1949 novel of a journey into emptiness has been visualized with intense beauty by the creative team of The Last Emperor. But those who haven't read the book will be left…
Charles Grodin and James Belushi come together too late in the plot to prevent a poky start for Taking Care of Business, but their mutual chemistry eventually kicks in some jovial jousting. Brash…
Steve Martin and Rick Moranis do the mismatched pair o' guys shtick in My Blue Heaven, a lighthearted fairy tale. But scripter Nora Ephron's fish-out-of-water premise isn't funny enough to sustain a…
This moody, erotic thriller from two first-time directors overcomes its slight narrative with its confident, bravura direction and cinematography.
Chuck Norris fans have all they could ask for with Delta Force 2. Norris and a dozen US marines fly into the South American drug capital San Carlos, destroy half the country's cocaine production, and…
Back in their places for this two-dimensional sequel are the three bachelor dads of the waif who landed on their doorstep in part one: vain actor Ted Danson and biological dad, and architect Tom…
Jane Campion comes up with a touching and memorable biography of New Zealand author Janet Frame, originally made as a three-part TV miniseries (each part 52 minutes). In the 1950s, Frame spent eight…
The Hunt for Red October is a terrific adventure yarn. Tom Clancy's 1984 Cold War thriller has been thoughtfully adapted to reflect the mellowing in the US-Soviet relationship.
Quigley Down Under is an exquisitely crafted, rousing western made in Oz.
As eccentric mother-daughter films go, this one [from the novel by Patty Dann] falls into the same category as Terms of Endearment, with many of the same comedic pleasures and dramatic pitfalls.
An unauthorized sequel to the Walt Disney classic Snow White, Happily Ever After is a well-crafted but uninspired animated fantasy. Lou Scheimer's Filmation banner began work on the pic in 1986…