Based on a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Yentl tells the tale of a young Eastern European woman, circa 1904, who disguises herself as a boy in order to pursue her passion for studying holy…
The Evil Dead emerges as the ne plus ultra of low-budget gore and shock effects.
Phar Lap was a champion Australian racehorse, a legend in his own lifetime, who met a mysterious death in California in 1932.
Intelligent and illogical, beautiful and erratic, Exposed is a provocative, jet-setter's visit to the worlds of high fashion and international terrorism.
Trading Places is a light romp geared up by the schtick shifted by Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. Happily, it's a pleasure to report also that even those two popular young comics couldn't have brought…
Stranger's Kiss is a glowing homage to 1950s melodrama set in the film world. Though shot on a modest budget, picture has a lush look aided by strong artistic and technical contributions.
Man, Woman and Child is a sweetly dramatic picture which, unfortunately, reaches so hard for sobs at the end that all logic is suspended.
The eighth in the hit comedy series, Curse of the Pink Panther resembles a set of gems mounted in a tarnished setting. Abetted by screen newcomer Ted Wass' flair for physical comedy, filmmaker Blake…
Francis Coppola has made a well acted and crafted but highly conventional film out of S.E. Hinton's popular youth novel, The Outsiders. Although set in the mid-1960s, pic feels very much like a 1950s…
There are a lot of interesting ideas in Runners, but they're never really shaped into a coherent film. It's evident that directing Brideshead Revisited , the rambling TV series with which helmer…
Independence Day is an unpleasant dramatic study of young people in a small southwestern town facing family problems and the perennial career decision: to stay home or trek to the big city. Despite…