Nerdy Henry Winkler is a meek attendant at the city morgue who is the kind of person who'd rather eat a plate of poisonous mushrooms than offend the chef who served them. His life is a mess. To…
Firefox is a burn-out. Lethargic, characterless and at least a half-hour too long, Cold War espionage saga [from the novel by Craig Thomas] about an American pilot smuggled into the USSR to steal an…
It can't be said that Airplane II is no better or worse than its predecessor. It is far worse, but might seem funnier had there been no original.
Writer-director Wes Craven's adaptation of the DC Comics book, Swamp Thing, to live-action feature filming is a childish programmer, short on thrills and laughs.
A slowly-developing romance between a 50-ish bachelor piano tuner and a 30-ish spinsterly bank clerk hardly seems the stuff from which viable motion pictures are made. Director Paul Cox's treatment…
George Romero, collaborating with writer Stephen King, again proves his adeptness at combining thrills with tongue-in-cheek humor. He links five tales with animated bridges in the style of the comics.
Peter Weir's The Year of Living Dangerously, is a $6 million adaptation of Christopher Koch's novel, set in Indonesia in 1965 in the turbulent months leading to the fall of the Sukarno government.
This is not a film in any respect, except to note the medium Richard Pryor's stand-up routine was captured on in two nights at the Palladium in 1981. Director Joe Layton and cameraman Haskell Wexler…
Hanky Panky is a limp romantic suspense comedy which manages to be neither romantic, suspenseful nor funny. What with Gene Wilder as a hapless Chicago architect caught up in a string of extraordinary…
Best Friends is probably not the light romantic comedy audiences expect from a Burt Reynolds-Goldie Hawn screen pairing but is nevertheless a very engaging film. Addressing the problems two writers…