A kind of Indian Pixote about kids living on the sidewalks of Bombay utilizing their wits, the story [by Mira Nair and Sooni Taraporevala] evolves around a young boy, Krishna, who leaves his home…
Although essentially a rather old-fashioned British pic, Madame Sousatzka is filled with pleasures, not the least of them being Shirley MacLaine's effervescent performance.
Drowning by Numbers deals with metaphorical game-playing of sex and death in the best traditions of black humor, all set in an idyllic English summer, and pays tribute to the games, landscape and…
Betrayed is a political thriller that is more political than thrilling but never less than absorbing due to the combustible subject matter, that of the white supremacist movement.
Working Girl is enjoyable largely due to the fun of watching scrappy, sexy, unpredictable Melanie Griffith rise from Staten Island secretary to Wall Street whiz. She's the kind with an eye for stock…
Dirty Harry Callahan isn't the best and brightest of cops but you can't kill him with cannon, mace and chain. The Dead Pool isn't the best and brightest of the Dirty Harry films, either, but just as…
As the third chapter unfolds, poor little Carol Anne (the late Heather O'Rourke) has had to move again. Her parents have shipped her off to live with her aunt and uncle (Nancy Allen and Tom Skerritt)…
High Spirits is a piece of supernatural Irish whimsy with a few appealing dark underpinnings, but it still rises and falls constantly on the basis of its moment-to-moment inspirations.
Shot under the title Blood on the Moon, one of three James Ellroy novels with same central character, Cop is a modestly executed, off-target police drama giving actor James Woods another outlet for…
Above the Law is an ultraviolent actioner with Steven Seagal playing an aikido-chopping cop on a one man crusade to clean up Chi streets. [Screen story by Seagal and director Andrew Davis.]