There's nothing like a good shot of insolence for getting one's flagging career out of a rut. After the failure of his two previous films (My Best Friend's Girl and Our Story), writer-director…
Off Beat is a tedious comedy [from a story by Dezso Magyar] that suffers visibly from the involvement of several artists known for good work on more serious fare.
Gene Wilder is back in the rut of sending up old film conventions in Haunted Honeymoon, a mild farce. Title is a misnomer, since set-up has radio actor Wilder taking his fiancee Gilda Radner out to…
A downbeat tale [by Elliott Lewitt and Nicholas Kazan] of brutal family relations, James Foley's At Close Range is a very tough picture. Violent without being vicarious, this true story is set in a…
Set in the world of naval fighter pilots, pic has strong visuals and pretty young people in stylish clothes and a non-stop soundtrack.
Short Circuit is a hip, sexless sci-fi sendup featuring a Defense Dept robot who comes 'alive' to become a pop-talking peacenik.
Little Shop of Horrors is a fractured, funny production transported rather reluctantly from the stage to the screen. Almost nothing is left besides the setting and story outline from the 1961 Roger…
Every Time We Say Goodbye is a tale of star-crossed lovers played out against a backdrop of Jerusalem in 1942. Tom Hanks is featured as an American pilot recovering from an injury who falls in love…
A few choice morsels of brilliant humor can't save ¡Three Amigos! from missing the whole enchilada.
Troll is a predictable, dim-witted premise executed for the most part with surprising style. Horror fantasy of a universe of trolls taking over a San Francisco apartment house is far-fetched even for…
The Hitcher is a highly unimaginative slasher that keeps the tension going with a massacre about every 15 minutes.