Excalibur is exquisite, a near-perfect blend of action, romance, fantasy and philosophy, finely acted and beautifully filmed by director John Boorman and cinematographer Alex Thomson.
EMI's third Agatha Christie mystery [from her novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side] is a nostalgic throwback to the genteel British murder mystery pix of the 1950s.
Road Games is an above-average suspenser concerning an offbeat truck driver who winds up stalking a murderer. Stacy Keach's characterization of the amusing, poetry-spouting man is particularly…
In Toute une vie Claude Lelouch covered the whole 20th century with a foray into the future to boot. He did it in two and a half hours. Here he covers only 45 years and it drags on for over three…
Cattle Annie and Little Britches is as cutesy and unmemorable as its title. Primary focus falls upon two teenaged girls, the gutsy and rather reckless Amanda Plummer and the more demure Diane Lane…
The Final Conflict is the last chapter in the Omen trilogy, which is too bad because this is the funniest one yet.
If, by chance, Porky's should prove to be Melvin Simon's swan song in the film industry, it will either be perceived as a thunderously rude exit or a titanic raspberry uttered to audiences everywhere.
In Goodbye Pork Pie, Easy Rider meets the Keystone Kops. Following the classic road formula a car chase covers the length of the country and it is a major plus that the pace, fun and general mayhem…
Absence of Malice is the flipside of All The President's Men, a splendidly disturbing look at the power of sloppy reporting to inflict harm on the innocent.
Director and scripters have done a masterly job in the rather difficult screen adaptation of Brian Clark's legit drama. Richard Dreyfuss delivers a sensitive portrait of the animated young sculptor…