Film

  • Film

Review: 'Pixote'

By

A trenchant, uncompromising look at Brazilian juvenile delinquents, Pixote is a social expose of the first order. Although milieu of the urban jungle is sordid and situation depicted seems beyond…

  • Film

Review: 'Gallipoli'

By

Against a backdrop broader than his previous outings, Weir has fashioned what is virtually an intimate epic [from his own screen story]. A very big picture by Aussie standards, the film is all the…

Marketplace

  • Film

Review: 'So Fine'

By

So Fine is quite all right. Andrew Bergman, screenwriter on Blazing Saddles and The In-Laws, has come up with a somewhat less zany concoction this time but makes an impressively sharp directorial…

  • Film

Review: 'Mommie Dearest'

By

This is Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford and the results are, well, screen history. Dunaway does not chew scenery. Dunaway starts neatly at each corner of the set in every scene and swallows it whole…

  • Film

Review: 'Dragonslayer'

By

A well intentioned fantasy with some wonderful special effects, Dragonslayer falls somewhat short on continuously intriguing adventure. Technically speaking, it is an expertly mounted period piece…

  • Film

Review: 'Ragtime'

By

The page-turning joys of E.L. Doctorow's bestselling Ragtime, which dizzily and entertainingly charted a kaleidoscopic vision of a turn-of-century America in the midst of intense social change, have…

  • Film

Review: 'Inchon'

By

A major battle of the Korean war is given a decidedly religious viewpoint via Inchon, a $46 million pic from One Way Prods, an org affiliated with the Rev Sun Myung Moon (who gets screen credit as…

  • Film

Review: 'Body Heat'

By

Body Heat is an engrossing, mightily stylish meller in which sex and crime walk hand in hand down the path to tragedy, just like in the old days. Working in the imposing shadow of the late James M…

  1. 1
  2. 16,230
  3. 16,231
  4. 16,232
  5. 16,233
  6. 16,234
  7. 16,780