A clever mixture of comedy and horror which succeeds in being both funny and scary, An American Werewolf in London possesses an overriding eagerness to please that prevents it from becoming…
The Chosen is a first-rate adaptation of Chaim Potok's novel of friendship between two young Jewish men of widely different religio-cultural upbringings and their individual relationships with strong…
Outland is something akin to High Noon in outer space, a simple good guys-bad guys yarn set in the future on a volcanic moon of Jupiter.
Though the horror genre is sated with maniacs on the menace, Fear No Evil stands out. Spooky and surreal, the ultimately hopeful film has its basis in religious morality.
When you can count the laughs in a comedy on the fingers of one hand, it isn't so funny. Time Bandits, is a kind of potted history of man, myth and the eternal clash between good and evil as told in…
In Shogun, East meets West in a period clash of swords and culture, but with scarcely the wit, style, dramatic tension or plausibility to justify a running time of 150 tiresome minutes for this…
Uncomplicated plot has Max (Mel Gibson), a futuristic version of the western gunslinger, reluctantly throwing in his lot with a communal group whose lifesupport system is a rudimentary refinery in…
For a picture that you can't really believe for a second, Continental Divide still comes off as a reasonably engaging entertainment thanks to some lively performances and a liberal dose of laughs…
Director Joe Dante's work reflects Alfred Hitchcock's insistence that terror and suspense work best when counterbalanced by a chuckle or two.
Quartet is an elegant tale of a pretty, innocent but resilient woman set in the Paris of the late 1920s. Director James Ivory takes his usual aloofly observant distance and the film's love triangle…