Universal took a step in the right direction by whittling Problem Child down to just 81 minutes but didn't go far enough. The studio should have excised another 75 minutes and released this…
Maniac Cop 2 is a thinking man's exploitation film, improving on the 1988 original. This time the title character Cordell (Robert Z'Dar), a framed cop killed in prison three years ago, is resurrected…
An unlikely grab bag of styles that teeters, spiritlike, between life and death, this lightweight romantic fantasy delivers the elements a Directorty Dancing audience presumably hungers for.
Bright Angel is one of those films that breathe freshness and life into familiar genres. Basically a road movie about a pair of young lovers who become involved in crime, Michael Fields' first…
Tune in Tomorrow, Jon Amiel's screen version of Mario Vargas Llosa's acclaimed novel Aunt Julia and the scriptwriter, is lusty and full of zany characters, but cluttered and overdone.
The third feature from husband-and-wife team Nadia Tass and David Parker has a low-key charm that's appealing, and a couple of riotously funny scenes.
After the waterlogged mysticism of The Big Blue, Gaumont's wonderboy director Luc Besson is back on terra firma in Nikita. It's an absurd, shrill, ultraviolent but soft-centered urban thriller about…
The codirectors drew on their experience as cinematographers for a private investigator to fashion a screenplay that could be described as a seriocomic cross between The Conversation and Kramer vs…
Pic's really misnamed, since it's not Another 48HRS. but the same 48HRS., the 1982 mismatched buddy action pic.
Reversal of Fortune turns the sensational Claus von Bulow case into a riveting film. The story [from the book by Alan Dershowitz] of the Newport society figure's trial, conviction and acquittal on…
With origins in a Marvel Comics character, The Punisher is, as might be expected, two-dimensional. The Punisher has killed 125 people before the film even begins, and the ensuing 90 minutes are…