Film version of Ray Bradbury's popular novel Something Wicked This Way Comes must be chalked up as something of a disappointment. Possibilities for a dark, child's view fantasy set in rural America…
As often noted, the problem with porno is that there are only so many ways to show people having sex; the problem with films like Losin' is that there are only so many ways to show teenagers not…
Christine seems like a retread. This time it's a fire-engine red, 1958 Plymouth Fury that's possessed by the Devil, and this deja vu premise [from the novel by Stephen King] combined with the crazed…
The Man with Two Brains is a fitfully amusing return by Steve Martin to the broad brand of lunacy that made his first feature, The Jerk , so successful.
Revenge of the Ninja is an entertaining martial arts actioner, following up Enter the Ninja (1981) but lacking that film's name players and Far East locale.
Heart Like A Wheel is a surprisingly fine biopic of Shirley Muldowney, the first professional female race car driver. What could have been a routine good ol' gal success story has been heightened…
Despite some strong thematic material and a vibrant central performance, Baby, It's You remains an essentially unfulfilled romantic drama. John Sayles' third directorial outing, penned from a story…
In a NZ western of the North American Indian-white settler school, Geoff Murphy has fashioned a fast-moving visual tale of archetypal passion and action. 'Utu' is the Maori word for 'revenge'.
Testament is an exceptionally powerful film dealing with the survivors of a nuclear war. Debuting director Lynne Littman brings an original approach to the grim material.
National Lampoon's Vacation is an enjoyable trip through familiar comedy landscapes.
Producer-director Lewis Gilbert has done a marvelous job of bringing the charming British play, ed ucating Rita, to the big screen. Aided greatly by an expert film adaptation by its playwright, Willy…