The Witches of Eastwick [from the novel by John Updike] is a brilliantly conceived metaphor for the battle between the sexes that literally poses the question must a woman sell her soul to the devil…
Someone to Watch Over Me is a stylish and romantic police thriller which manages, through the sleek direction of Ridley Scott and persuasive ensemble performances, to triumph over several…
Near Dark achieves a new look in vampire films. High-powered but pared down, slick but spare, this is a tale that introduces the unearthly into the banality of rural American existence.
The Lost Boys is a horrifically dreadful vampire teensploitation entry [story by Janice Fischer and James Jeremias] that daringly advances the theory that all those missing children pictured on…
Rita, Sue and Bob Too is a sad-funny comedy about sex and life in the Yorkshire city of Bradford.
Little Dorrit is a remarkable achievement. For writer/director Christine Edzard the epic project [from the novel by Charles Dickens] was obviously a labor of love, and what she has accomplished on a…
Gardens of Stone, Francis Coppola's muddled meditation on the Vietnam War, seems to take its name not so much from the Arlington Memorial Cemetery, where much of the action takes place, but from the…
Amazon Women on the Moon is irreverent, vulgar and silly and has some hilarious moments and some real groaners too. John Landis & Co have found some 1980s things to satirize - like yuppies, the…