Constance is a highly stylized film about a beautiful young woman living in Auckland in 1946 who dreams she is a Hollywood superstar.
Windy City marks writer Armyan Bernstein's (One from The Heart) maiden voyage as director of his own tales, and while the endeavor isn't always smooth sailing, the heart-felt nature of his subject is…
Admirably attempting an adult approach to traditional fairy tale material, The Company of Wolves nevertheless represents an uneasy marriage between old-fashioned storytelling and contemporary screen…
Goldie Hawn's insistence on Saying Something Important takes a lot of the zip out of Protocol, but the light comedy still has its moments for the forgiving.
Yellow Earth is the most impressive film from mainland China unveiled so far in the West. Its simple story is told with considerable depth of feeling, allied to classical direction and impeccably…
Brian De Palma lets all his obsessions hang out in Body Double. A voyeur's delight and a feminist's nightmare, sexpenser features an outrageously far-fetched and flimsy plot.
The woman in red is simply a very sexy contemporary (Kelly Le Brock), hired as a model by a San Francisco city agency, bringing her into contact with a mundane bureaucrat, Gene Wilder, heretofore a…
After Moonlighting, London-based, longtime Polish exile Jerzy Skolimowski stays with the exile theme in Success is the Best Revenge. Pic deals with how exile can become a trap, a temptation to coast…
A first feature film for producer Lorne Michaels and writer-director Tom Schiller, Forever is a filmed in black & white (with brief color sequences) mishmash of film styles of the 1940s, 1950s and…
Director Richard Lester returns to his pell-mell trademark and the result is maddening. Interesting cast is wasted, with bright exception of Beverly D'Angelo.
Pic is set in 1947, at a time of national rejoicing over a royal wedding and hardship caused by food rationing. Plot evolves out of a plan hatched by a group of town notables to fatten up a secret…