Midnight Run shows that Robert De Niro can be as wonderful in a comic role as he is in a serious one. Pair him, a gruff ex-cop and bounty hunter, with straight man Charles Grodin, his captive, and…
Everybody's All-American [from a book by Frank DeFord] has its moments, and remains watchable due to its two attractive leads, but is too predictable and not nearly incisive enough.
Big Business is a shrill, unattractive comedy which stars Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin, who play two sets of twins mixed up at birth. They have distinctly different comic styles, with the former's…
In this story of a sleuth trailing improbable characters involved in a ridiculous conspiracy, Kelly McGillis is the idealistic and hardly convincing political activist who in 1951 refuses to answer…
Raymond Babbitt (Dustin Hoffman) is an autistic savant, a person extremely limited in some mental areas and extremely gifted in others. His younger brother, hard-driving luxury car dealer Charlie…
Rouge is a classy, elegant, artistic, believable and enjoyable love story with a ghost framework [from the 1987 novel by Lilian Lee]. The movie is set in colorful 1900 and retells the sad story of a…
In an unexpectedly enjoyable way, Crossing Delancey addresses one of the great societal issues of our day - the dilemma of how the 30-ish, attractive, successful, intelligent and unmarried female…
Solid performances by leads James Caan and his humanoid buddy-cop partner Mandy Patinkin move this production beyond special effects, clever alien makeup and car chases.
Visionary Irish rock band U2 has not sold itself short with U2 Rattle and Hum, a deeply felt cinematic treatment of band's music and concern infused with striking visual style and electric momentum.
The Accidental Tourist is a slow, sonorous and largely satisfying adaptation of Anne Tyler's bestseller of one man's intensely self-contained passage from a state of grief to one of newfound love.
A colorful, sentimental trip through the happy days when the Italo film biz wasn't in a perennial 'crisis', this Amarcord about a marvelous Sicilian hardtop and a boy who loves the movies boasts…