Peter Greenaway's The Baby of Macon is all fluff and no filling. Visually sumptuous and laden with religious refs and Brechtian devices, this elaborate but overlong film-of-a-play about the birth of…
Kenneth Branagh returns to the high and, for him, safe ground of Shakespeare with Much Ado About Nothing, a spirited, winningly acted rendition of one of the Bard's most popular comedies.
First-time director Stephan Elliott breaks a lot of the rules with his wayward first feature, Frauds, cheerfully mixing suspense with comic-strip comedy. Pic boasts a top-flight performance from Phil…
The footprints of dozens of classic thrillers are imprinted on the slick, violent and energetic True Romance. One of the endless variations on the couple-on-the-run subgenre, yarn provides some…
Exploding 10 of Raymond Carver's spare stories and minimally drawn characters onto the screen with startling imagination, Robert Altman has made his most complex and full-bodied human comedy since…
A better version of Curly Sue, this Michael J. Fox vehicle screams 'cute' from every pore but should play well with kids and won't insult the intelligence of adults.
Maverick helmer Abel Ferrara returns to the mood and, to some extent, the theme of his controversial cult item Bad Lieutenant, also toplining Harvey Keitel. Perfs, as usually in Ferrara's movies, are…
The November Men is the ultimate in conspiratorial presidential assassination films. The slyly comic saga marks the welcome return of filmmaker Paul Williams, who carved out a niche two decades ago…
Australian comic Yahoo Serious' second outing, produced on a far larger budget, is full of ideas and nonsense but short on geniune laughs and zest.
Leave it to the Disney marketing machine to dust off a venerable nature-adventure film like 1963's The Incredible Journey and wed it with Look Who's Talking, creating a sprightly little entertainment…