The Sicilian represents a botched telling of the life of postwar outlaw leader Salvatore Giuliano. Just who contributed to what parts of the botching remain a mystery, since uncredited hands cut 30…
Cosmopolitan writer Diana Sullivan (Jill Clayburgh) lives in splendid disharmony in New York with her teenage daughter Grace (Martha Plimpton). Clayburgh is totally in her element as a spoiled…
Susan Seidelman has taken nearly every wrong turn in Making Mr. Right, a desperately unfunny romance between an android and a New Wave 'image consultant.' The actors nearly suffocate delivering stiff…
'If you had tried to give rock 'n' roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry,' pronounces John Lennon in an old interview at the outset of Taylor Hackford's glowing two-hour love letter to the…
Even if it may be a specious work at its core, Angel Heart still proves a mightily absorbing mystery, a highly exotic telling of a small-time detective's descent into hell, with Faustian theme, heavy…
Pic unfolds in 1950 when the British were facing attacks from a Kikuyu terrorist group known as Mau Mau. Bob Peck plays a regional police officer in charge of a small force of native Africans who…
"Predator" is a slightly above-average actioner that tries to compensate for tissue-thin-plot with ever-more-grisly death sequences and impressive special effects.
John Huston & The Dubliners is a perceptive documentary on legendary director John Huston and his working methods, shot on the set of his film The Dead (1987).
How can a film that brings punk rockers from Queens, cowboys, Indians and crazed homicidal villains together in Utah be taken seriously? The answer, of course, is that it can't.
This superbly crafted adaptation of David Williamson's popular stage play is a mature, frequently funny and ultimately most moving story of old age and retirement.
Opening sequence shows Superman has picked up the spirit of glasnost as he flies into space to rescue an imperiled cosmonaut and utters his first lines of the picture in Russian.