The Dream Team is a hokey comedy that basically reduces mental illness to a grab bag of quirky schtick. Yet with a quartet of gifted comic actors having a field day playing loonies on the loose in…
Say Anything . . . is a half-baked love story, full of good intentions but uneven in the telling. Appealing tale of an undirected army brat proving himself worthy of the most exceptional girl in high…
Loaded with the usual elements, Lethal Weapon 2 benefits from a consistency of tone that was lacking in the first film. This time, screenwriter Jeffrey Boam [working from a story by Shane Black and…
The idea of telling the story of a Viking warrior who thought there must be more to life than rape and pillage is an amusing one, and for the most part Erik the Viking is an enjoyable film.
Director Tim Burton effectively echoes the visual style of the original Bob Kane comics while conjuring up a nightmarish world of his own.
Three Fugitives marks the Hollywood helming debut of French director Francis Veber, remaking his own 1986 comedy Les fugitifs American-style. Clever premise starts pic off on a roll, as master…
This dull sequel reduces the intriguing premise of the original Stepfather to the level of an inconsequential, tongue-in-cheek slasher film.
David Hare's second feature as a director is a handsomely produced, rather cold drama about the fall of a femme politician.
Borrowing two good end elements from two 1950s sci-fi pics, The Incredible Shrinking Man and Them!, scripters pit two sets of unfriendly neighbor kids, mistakenly shrunk to only 1/4-inch high…
Though not always entirely credible, Dead Calm is a nail-biting suspense pic [from the novel by Charles Williams] handsomely produced and inventively directed.
Not only are audiences unlikely to confuse this competent but flatly directed in Budapest production with Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical, or the classic Lon Chaney's silent, it also has precious…