Pet Sematary Two is about 50% better than its predecessor, which is to say it's not very good at all. The latest incarnation relies more on gore than genuine chills and is sorely lacking in subtlety.
Spike Lee cinematographer Ernest Dickerson starts off the pic promisingly, introducing a well-played quartet of New York ghetto youths and exploring their lives and frustrations in what could almost…
Almost certainly, at $7,000, the cheapest film ever released by a major Hollywood studio, Columbia's pickup El Mariachi is a fresh, resourceful first feature by 24-year-old Austin filmmaker Robert…
Only a filmmaker with Barry Levinson's clout would have been so indulged to create such a sprawling, seemingly unsupervised mess as Toys, a painful exercise that makes Hudson Hawk look like a modest…
A slick, hip, liberal, hi-tech, all-star buddy spy comic caper pic, Sneakers serves up a breezy good time in the vein of some of toplined Robert Redford's 1970s hits.
Damon Wayans and his younger brother Marlon make a terrific comedy team in Mo' Money. Loosely structured film has trouble meshing its very funny gag scenes with rough action footage, but it should…
E. M. Forster's Howards End makes a most compelling drama, perhaps the best film made during the 30-year partnership of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory. Longtime Merchant Ivory collaborator Ruth…
A picture divided against itself, City of Joy is half American-style gangster melodrama and half inspirational social consciousness. Impressively produced in Calcutta's teeming poverty-ridden streets…
The Mighty Ducks is a formulaic pic meant for children but actually focusing on a yuppie's struggle for redemption.
Danny Aiello and Sherilyn Fenn's earnest, first-rate performances can't overcome strewed story elements of this otherwise well-put-together drama [from Stephen Davis' play Love Field]. Highly…