Half-baked, bland and flat as a vanilla wafer, Cookie rolls out the tired marriage of comedy and organized crime to produce a disorganized mess with little nutritional or comedic value.
The wages of sin are forever up in the old North Carolina hills, especially when they concern clans carrying on a blood feud. That's the backdrop for Winter People, a grimly unappetizing melodrama…
The Kill-Off is a rigorous, well-acted adaptation of a hardboiled novel by Jim Thompson, with an unrelentingly grim view of human nature.
This is a sexy, nuanced, beautifully controlled examination of how a quartet of people are defined by their erotic impulses and inhibitions.
Major League lacks the subtlety of Bull Durham or the drama of Eight Men Out, but for sheer crowd-pleasing fun it belts one high into the left-field bleachers. Writer-director David S. Ward creates…
Chevy Chase is perfectly suited to playing a smirking, wisecracking, multiple-identitied reporter in Fletch Lives.
Blood Red , a saga of oppressed Sicilian winegrowers in 19th century California, is an unsucessful throwback to earlier forms of filmmaking. Project was announced in 1976 by producer Judd Bernard…
John Hughes unsuccessfully tries to mix a serious generation gap message between the belly laughs in Uncle Buck, a warm-weather John Candy vehicle.
Relentless is a riveting, splendidly acted suspense thriller. Phil Alden Robinson's fresh and invigorating script strikes a careful balance in focusing not just on maniacal killer Judd Nelson's…
A promising idea is gunned down by sickening violence and a downbeat ending in Johnny Handsome, a Mickey Rourke vehicle [based on The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome by John Godey].
Spike Lee combines a forceful statement on race relations with solid entertainment values in Do the Right Thing.