The Muppets Take Manhattan is a genuinely fun confection of old-fashioned entertainment.
There are plenty of laughs to be had in Sheena, but it's quite impossible to tell how many of them were intentional. Attempt to install this 1930s jungle heroine in the pantheon of the contempo…
Misunderstood, a somber and largely unsentimental study of a rift and ultimate reconciliation between father and son, is a 'remake and adaptation' of Luigi Comencini's 1967 Italian pic Incompreso.
Constance is a highly stylized film about a beautiful young woman living in Auckland in 1946 who dreams she is a Hollywood superstar.
Central figure is 11-year-old Toss (Fiona Kay), on the threshold of womanhood and caught in the tragedy of the death of her father and the coincidental arrival of a stranger, Ethan (Frank Whitten)…
The Cotton Club certainly doesn't stint on ambition. Four stories [by William Kennedy, Francis Coppola, Mario Puzo, suggested by James Haskins' pictorial history The Cotton Club] thread through and…
Purple Hearts is a systematically simple love story set against the Vietnam War, with the action largely overwhelming the romantic time-outs.
Impulse is an ugly little picture that would play better as a comedy if it wasn't so mean-spirited. Picture preys on the premise that when people are allowed to act according to their impulses, they…
Brian De Palma lets all his obsessions hang out in Body Double. A voyeur's delight and a feminist's nightmare, sexpenser features an outrageously far-fetched and flimsy plot.
Teaming of Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson at their best makes "Terms of Endearment" an enormously enjoyable offering for Christmas, adding bite and sparkle when sentiment and seamlessness…