A slickly mounted Gotham comedy about two gays who try to hoodwink the Chinese partner's parents with a phony marriage, The Wed ding Banquet slides down easily even if it doesn't leave much…
Scotland gets its first road movie with Soft Top Hard Shoulder, a wafer-thin but likable addition to the genre.
A portrait of young Latino women in the Los Angeles barrios, Allison Anders' Mi Vida Loca is a particularly disappointing follow-up to Gas, Food Lodging. Dramatically fuzzy and very flat visually and…
This at first comes across like a mean-spirited black comedy and then snowballs into a reasonably powerful portrait of social alienation. The tone is unremittingly dour, however.
A fairly typical tale of young talent on the rise in Nashville is given nicely nuanced treatment in The Thing Called Love. Perhaps there's not much new to say about the dues and disappointments…
A wonderfully expressive character study exhibiting a thoughtfulness and concern for real life rare in American cinema, Ruby in Paradise rewards the care put into it and the patience it asks of…
Last Action Hero is a joyless, soulless machine of a movie, an $80 million-plus mishmash of fantasy, industry in-jokes, self-referential parody, film-buff gags and too-big action set-pieces.
Just as Wayne's World cashed in lampooning the addled heavy-metal set, this is a rap spoof attempt by another Saturday Night Live performer, Chris Rock.
HAVING SPENT MOST OF MY LIFE IN LOS ANGELES, I am amazed at the number of tunnels, forests and mountain ranges that have suddenly been popping up all over town.
International sales veteran Peter Elson is being installed as the new president of Odyssey Distributors Ltd., succeeding Patrick Wachsberger in the post.