Larry Cohen's tale of a religious bird of prey terrorizing New York City has wit, style and an above average script for the genre.
There's not much to say about Halloween III that hasn't already been said about either of the other two Halloween pics or a slew of imitators.
Australian director Fred Schepisi does a careful job of bringing the western legend to light with endearing performances from actors Willie Nelson and Gary Busey.
The Escape Artist is a muted fable [from the novel by David Wagoner] about a gifted child in a never-never-land America. Treatment frequently pushes past the careful to the precious, and the quiet…
As the title indicates, the consuming issue in Mother Lode is a search for gold. The picture is not without shortcomings, but is long on good performances, charismatic people in the three principal…
Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander emerges as a sumptuously produced period piece that is also a rich tapestry of childhood memoirs and moods, fear and fancy, employing all the manners and means of…
Aparna Sen appeared in two Satyajit Ray films (Three Daughters and Pikoo) and her father, Chidananda Das Gupta, is a noted film critic, so she came to her first directorial stint with a good…
Who Dares Wins is pulp fare about the politics of terrorism in which the anti-war movement is discredited as prone to reckless murder in the ironic name of peace. In this case, provocative premise is…
Picture is a raucous, 'let's put on a show' musical with a punk rock beat. Story centers on an enterprising 14-year-old entrepreneur Ross O'Donovan who has big career plans for his cousin, singer Jo…
La Balance is a taut, engrossing crime drama which interweaves action and character interest to fine dramatic effect. Ironically, the film, with its purportedly factual overlay of details about…