Target is a spy thriller that's not only completely understandable and involving throughout, but also continually surprising along the way. It also strangely contains a few scenes of dreadful…
Lasse Hallstrom's fifth feature effort in 10 years, My Life As a Dog is an exquisite look at childhood, based loosely on Reidar Jonsson's 1983 novel about a rural-provincial 12-year-old equivalent of…
Day of the Dead is an unsatisfying part three in George A. Romero's zombie saga.
One of New Zealand's top directors, Geoff Murphy has taken a man-alone theme and turned it imaginatively to strong and refreshing effect in The Quiet Earth.
Sylvester Stallone is really sloughing it off shamelessly in Rocky IV, but it's still impossible not to root for old Rocky Balboa to get up off the canvas and whup that bully one more time.
The Official Story is a thought-provoking, indirect yet resolute approach to the greatest Argentine tragedy of the century: the degeneration into secret genocide of the so-called 'dirty war' against…
Customers led to expect a werewolf pic in the tradition of Joe Dante's invigorating The Howling are in for a disappointment; this is a generally lackluster horror item [based on the novel Howling II…
Big in scope, and emotionally stimulating, this Australian pic about the doomed 1860 expedition of explorers Burke and Wills to cross the continent and back, is satisfying entertainment despite its…
All the way through The Falcon and the Snowman director John Schlesinger and an exemplary cast grapple with a true story so oddly motivated it would be easily dismissed if fictional.
Director Maurice Pialat subverts the mainstream thriller genre for a personal film that deliberately works against conventional expectations. Gaumont sank a reported FF25 million (nearly $3 million)…
Two young boys, a dreamer (Ethan Hawke) and a nerdy science genius type (River Phoenix), manage, through combining their talents and happening upon an unusual discovery, to fashion a homemade…