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Palookaville
"...Forsythe -- the dramatic tension here comes from your fear that the frustrations of these Jersey boys might ultimately..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
"...Friday the 13ths, and by a general decline in fear films of all stripes. What we're left with, and..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jeffrey
"...man. Like its title character, the movie has a fear of commitment and, as a result, it doesn't grab..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Nine Months
"...than a sweet and lighthearted look at one man's fear and trauma over impending fatherhood and marital commitment. But..."

July 14, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Burnt by the Sun
"...that runs the gamut from love to hate to fear and back again, all of it presided over by..."

June 23, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tales From the Hood
"...anthology film from the makers of last year's hilarious Fear of a Black Hat. Cundieff weaves together a quartet..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Devil, Probably
"...nearly 20 years have passed since its completion, I fear the movie has not aged well. The Bresson fanatics..."

April 28, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Mangler
"...much gore filmmakers can once more indulge in without fear of reprisals and/or lengthy cuts to their work. And..."

March 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miami Rhapsody
"...pop clichés and worn comedy set-ups. Marriage (or, perhaps, fear of marriage) is the subject of Miami Rhapsody. Just..."

March 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Miracle on Thirty-Fourth Street
"...as dreadful as the Thomas TV travesty, but I fear that if this remake's a success, George Bailey could..."

Nov. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Just Like a Woman
"...active, cross-dressing community. We are also shown the understandable fear he feels each time he dresses up in public...."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

Thank God I'm a Lesbian
"...swinging London and spends the day encountering stereotypes and self-fear. It's spun with great humor and charm. Both shorts..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Grief
"...(Douglas -- De Niro's scarred-for-life bed partner in Cape Fear) really longs to be a writer but the restive..."

June 3, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Babyfever
"...pressures of career, the lack of a mate, the fear of commitment  all the familiar reasons why many..."

May 20, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Combination Platter
"...of waiting on demanding, ethnocentric Americans and the ever-looming fear of arrest and deportation, shy, traditional Robert ponders the..."

March 11, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Sugar Hill
"...film, you suddenly realize you don't dare blink for fear of missing a gorgeous shot. Director of photography Bojan..."

March 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
This animated Batman is from the same folks behind the TV cartoon series, and is a diverting take on the Caped Crusader.
"...quick and ghostly in action, grim enough to put fear into criminals but also tortured by his life-consuming war..."

Dec. 31, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Fatal Instinct
"...Attraction, Basic Instinct, Sleeping With the Enemy, and Cape Fear, tie in a few of their cinematic predecessors --..."

Nov. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Nosferatu With Live Musical Accompaniment by Dick Price
"...and claw-like fingers, Schreck is the embodiment of primal fear. Director Murnau was one of the best film imagists..."

Oct. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Careful
"...surreally melodramatic lives of townsfolk who live in perpetual fear of the avalanches that can be caused by undue..."

Oct. 15, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Good Son
"...of their vulnerabilities. We feel for them and therefore fear for them. And making the protagonist a pre-teen makes..."

Oct. 1, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

So I Married an Axe Murderer
Remember when Mike Myers was funny? This film features one of his best performances as a poet who reluctantly marries, then fears that his bride (a meat butcher) is a bluebeard.
"...sound structure in the film, in the way Charlie's fear of commitment is played off his parents' marriage (it's..."

July 30, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Guilty as Sin
"...client while she alternately simpers in the face of fear or sashays in the jurors' faces. (There's an extraordinary..."

June 11, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Wide Sargasso Sea
"...an alcoholic father and insane mother, is one of fear and distrust. The lush Jamaican vegetation, the predominantly black..."

June 4, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Watch it
"...as writer-director perhaps should have been subtitled Men Who Fear Intimacy and Commitment, and the Women Who Don't Want..."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Jack the Bear
"...dream turned nightmarish, an elegy for lost innocence and fear of the unknown future. Terrible things happen to these..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Bodyguard
"...manages to become a predictable, herky-jerky mess where Cape Fear meets Sam Peckinpah meets Casablanca. The Bodyguard is one..."

Nov. 27, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Afraid of the Dark
"...of the Dark. This British movie uses common childhood fears and anxieties to create a frightening stage on which..."

Nov. 13, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Singles
Love in the Nineties: no drugs and the sex is scary. Actually, Cameron Crowe documents the habits of a generation that adapted.
"...adapted. Sedgwick and Scott meet, fall in love, and fear to commit. Meanwhile, Fonda nurses an unrequited obsession for..."

Sept. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Amazon
"...to initiate their diamond venture. Like Clouzot's Wages of Fear (or Friedkin's Sorceror, whichever), nothing in the jungle ever..."

Aug. 14, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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