Dennis Hopper directs and stars in this terse drama of what the 1970s drug culture and dregs of the counter-culture would have wrought on those easy riders who got off their bikes and tried to…
The expensive new version of Flash Gordon is a lot more gaudy, and just as dumb, as the original series starring Buster Crabbe. Sam J. Jones in the title role has even less thespic range than Crabbe…
What might have looked like a great idea on paper has been tackled by filmmakers who haven't expanded it much beyond the one joke inherent in the premise.
The Blue Lagoon is a beautifully mounted production, a low-keyed love story stressing the innocent eroticism of Brooke Shields and newcomer Christopher Atkins. This is the second adaptation of the…
A pungent fable about the elusiveness of the American Dream, Melvin and Howard is a richly textured, highly individualistic look at Melvin Dummar, a man in over his head both before and after…
Breaking Glass presents a cynical, off-the-peg, view of the post-punk record business.
This third screen version of The Jazz Singer asks the same question as the 1927 Al Jolson history maker and the 1952 Danny Thomas update - can a nice cantor's son break with family and tradition to…
A bizarre plot involving the Ninja cult of Oriental assassins with international terrorism provides plenty of chances for Chuck Norris and other martial arts experts to do their stuff, and pic has a…
Sally Field tells Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit II that he is no longer having fun doing what used to come naturally. This stale sequel seems to be evidence of going through the motions for…
In God We Trust is a rare achievement - a comedy with no laughs.
Airplane! is what they used to call a laff-riot. Made by team which turned out Kentucky Fried Movie, this spoof of disaster features beats any other film for sheer number of comic gags.