Overflowing with ideas, visual invention and genre references but saddled by a weak, unfocused script, Dust Devil is a brilliant mess. Mystical African-set slasher movie is the second feature of pop…
Blake Edwards, Hollywood's one-time ingenious farceur, desperately tries to bounce back with Son of the Pink Panther, the eighth episode in the series that began in 1964. Starring Italian comedian…
A portrait of young Latino women in the Los Angeles barrios, Allison Anders' Mi Vida Loca is a particularly disappointing follow-up to Gas, Food Lodging. Dramatically fuzzy and very flat visually and…
Set in Portland, Ore, pic concerns the adventures of two sisters involved in the smuggling and possession of 'the Red Lotus,' a rare flower from China supposed to hold the secret to world domination…
Joe Dante lovingly re-creates the monster pics of his youth in Matinee, an okay film geared toward buffs that should have been much better.
If The War Room were a fictional feature, it would be a sure-fire star-making vehicle for James Carville. President Clinton's crafty, straight-talking campaign manager dominates this absorbing but…
Salt on Our Skin is an old-fashioned weepie about mismatched lovers whose rare, passionate encounters over 30 years make both their lives worth living.
The fascination with the homicidal urge and the inability to recognize it in ourselves and others provides the chilling core of this road movie. Though somewhat overplayed and coy about its…
There's a universe that divides actor-director-writer Robert Townsend's debut, Holloywood Shuffle, and The Meteor Man. The seemingly hip, irreverent and street-savvy talent has evolved into a kinder…
Passenger 57 is a reasonably saucy action tale that runs out of gas before landing.
The US stayed in Vietnam too long, and Oliver Stone has returned to the subject one time too many with Heaven & Earth.