This gridiron comedy piles up cliches the way Notre Dame racks up yardage, with an option-variety screenplay that promiscuously pitches the story in multiple directions. Essentially, this is a…
Hook feels as much like a massive amusement park ride as it does a film. Spirited, rambunctious, often messy and undisciplined, this determined attempt to recast the Peter Pan story in contempo terms…
Thrills, chills and a convincing perf by Goldie Hawn mark this stylishly absorbing thriller. Farfetched plot doesn't bear much scrutiny, but mesmerizing visual tone, macabre developments and sound…
Played with a satirical edge, this update on the pulpy 1956 thriller about a murderous social climber might have been good for a chill and a hoot, but played straight it's a real clunker.
Chuck Norris goes to Canada in this dreary, unconvincing action vehicle. The Hitman is short on action and adopts a film noir visual style that masks its limited production values. Feature is a…
A taut, twisty urban suspenser powered by the spring-loaded performance of Denzel Washington in his first major action role, Ricochet has a nasty streak and a tendency toward implausible excess.
Boasting excellent production values, McBain is a silly action film that has the elements of an A-grade picture but fails to create an engrossing or believable narrative. Pic becomes a spoof of…
Sixth and final edition in the Nightmare on Elm Street feature series delivers enough violence, black humor and even a final reel in 3-D to hit paydirt with horror-starved audiences.
A quirky comedy-thriller about a hitman who falls for his femme target, scrambled pic [story by Rachel Kronstadt Mann] has an LA artiste (Jodie Foster) accidentally witnessing a mob killing when her…
Writer-director Simon Moore makes a stylish bow with Under Suspicion, an old-fashioned murder mystery flawed by wobbly playing from Irish actor Liam Neeson.
Despite inspired casting and nifty visual trappings, the eagerly awaited Addams Family figures as a major disappointment. First-time director Barry Sonnenfeld never really gets past the skeletal…