Produced for and originally broadcast in 1979 over network television, Too Far to Go is an affecting feature film dealing with marital breakup.
This is not a film in any respect, except to note the medium Richard Pryor's stand-up routine was captured on in two nights at the Palladium in 1981. Director Joe Layton and cameraman Haskell Wexler…
Filmmaker Bill Forsyth, whose friendly, unmalicious approach recalls that of Rene Clair, is concerned with young students (in particular, a soccer team goalie, Gregory) seeking out the opposite sex…
Angel carries knockout power. A story of retribution set against the troubles in Northern Ireland which are kept way in the background, it's an impressive pic debut for director-scripter Neil Jordan.
Here is a rattling good adventure story, inspired by a legendary poem [by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson] which nearly every Australian had drummed into him as a child, filmed in spectacularly rugged terrain…
An enjoyable romp through the early days of television, My Favorite Year [from a story by Dennis Palumbo] provides a field day for a wonderful bunch of actors headed by Peter O'Toole in another…
Enter the Ninja represents an unusual hybrid action film, an Italian Western-type story filmed as a contemporary Japanese martial arts action film in the Philippines. Results are pleasant though…
Writer-director Wes Craven's adaptation of the DC Comics book, Swamp Thing, to live-action feature filming is a childish programmer, short on thrills and laughs.
Donald Crombie, best known for Caddie , scores again with a light, frothy bag of entertainment set in Sydney during the naughty 1920s. Pic veers wildly from serious drama to a zany spoofing of…
Paul Schrader's reworking of the 1942 Val Lewton-Jacques Tourneur Cat People is a super-chic erotic horror story of mixed impact.
Screenwriter/exec producer Francis Veber, who scored by spoofing one segment of the homosexual life-style in La Cage aux Folles and its sequel, this time tries to transfer his approach to a…