Instead of creating an eye-opening panorama, Flight of the Navigator looks through the small end of the telescope. Life on Earth is magnified but without an expansive vision.
A thoroughly entertaining screen adaptation of novelist E.M. Forster's comedy of manners about the Edwardian English upper class at home and abroad, distinguished by superb ensemble acting…
The More Things Change is a universally topical film about a modern marriage, told with humor and insight. It's also splendidly acted.
Ruthless People is a hilariously venal comedy about a kidnapped harridan whose rich husband won't pay for her return.
Behind the ironically sweeping title of Denys Arcand's film is a mordant small-scale study of private lives and sexual mores among a group of contemporary Canadian academics. Writer-director Arcand…
Penned partly on the basis of actual experiences he had as a teenager touring the South as a musician, John Fusco's screenplay makes ample use of the legend of the late bluesman Robert Johnson, who…
Down and Out in Beverly Hills continues Paul Mazursky's love-hate relationship with the bourgeoisie and its institutions, especially marriage. It's a loving caricature of the nouveau riche (Beverly…
The Clan of the Cave Bear is a dull, overly genteel rendition of Jean M. Auel's novel. Handsomely produced on rugged Canadian exteriors, this is the story of pre-history's first feminist.
Cast of cartoon misfits is still basically intact and if Police Academy 3 has any charm it's in the good-natured dopeyness of these people. No bones about it, these people are there to laugh at.
Filmmakers Sean S. Cunningham and Steve Miner scored hits with several simple Friday the 13th films but tackle a more complex story here with embarrassing results. Cornball script [from a story by…
The first of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical trilogy, Brighton Beach bowed in Los Angeles in late 1982 and opened in New York in March, 1983.