Combine beaucoup gore and an atrocity-a-minute action edited in fastpace style. Then, toss in a scantily clad cast of none-too- talented performers mouthing dimwitted dialog and garnish with a touch…
Personal Best offers audiences a lot to like in solid characterizations, plus some shock that is a Robert Towne trademark. What they probably won't share, however, is his tedious fascination with…
Sylvester Stallone plays a former Green Beret, a 'killing machine' who's so tough if there had been one more of him, the Viet Cong wouldn't have had a chance.
It can't be said that Airplane II is no better or worse than its predecessor. It is far worse, but might seem funnier had there been no original.
Giro City is a British thriller which examines political corruption and media attitudes to the rot on its doorstep. Story involves a documentary filmmaker and a reporter who work for a successful TV…
Heads seen being split or cut off in swift but bloody closeups, along with a lot of aesthetic juxtaposition of ancient Japanese manners and architecture versus modern ditto, are the main attractions…
This homosexual-themed domestic drama of a married man's 'coming out' stands up well on all counts, emerging as an absorbing tale.
Lensed in black-and-white and outfitted with a 'straight' mystery score by Miklos Rozsa and authentic 1940s costumes by Edith Head, this spoof of film noir detective yarns sees Steve Martin…
We of the Never Never is a stirring historical drama which explores a number of themes - racism, women's emancipation, and man's struggle to come to terms with an alien environment.
Some Kind of Hero is yet another example of how Richard Pryor can take a mediocre film and elevate it to the level of his extraordinary talents.
Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures is a moving family drama, peppered with the author's patented gag lines and notable for sock performances by Dinah Manoff and Walter Matthau.