Joe Brown, Washington Post

  1. Clueless 1995 Parents are traditionally invisible and/or lame in teen flicks, but Dan Hedaya, as Silverstone's sharklike litigator dad, does a drop-dead Robert Shapiro, biting off some of the best lines in the movie. full review
  2. Unzipped 1995 full review
  3. Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 The most lackluster entry in the franchise. full review
  4. The House of the Spirits 1993 full review
  5. Boomerang 1992 Murphy gives his most appealing performance to date, using his smug, self-satisfied, sly smile as a joke on his own well-known screen persona. full review
  6. For the Boys 1991 full review
  7. Grand Canyon 1991 It maps these dark, desperate, fearful times with comic and terrifying veracity, and holds out a glimmer of hope for the soul-searching survivors of the '90s. full review
  8. My Girl 1991 full review
  9. Paris Is Burning 1991 full review
  10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 Brutally beautiful, darkly comic sci-fi full review
  11. Scrooged 1988 This is not a 'good movie' -- in fact, it's a sprawling mess -- but I like it. full review
  12. /titles/197444 An otherwise very funny scene featuring Thing amounts to an extended ad for Federal Express, and the rap beats from Hammer's new album boom from passing cars in several scenes -- nothing will date this movie faster. full review
  13. /titles/197801 A quick check of the exiting audience found many smiling -- and still clutching tissues. full review