The Odessa File is an excellent filmization of Frederick Forsyth's novel of a reporter who tracks down former Nazi SS officers still undetected in 1960s Germany.
The Klansman is a perfect example of screen trash that almost invites derision. Terence Young's miserable film stars Lee Marvin, as a Dixie sheriff with lots of unoriginal, cliche racial trouble on…
Francis Coppola's The Conversation stars Gene Hackman as a professional surveillance expert whose resurgent conscience involves him in murder and leads to self-destruction.
Four decades after publication, Steppenwolf sold some 1.5 million paperbacks to a young audience suddenly attracted to Herman Hesse. Film remains just as subjective and essentially plotless as the…
In this British-made gothic suspenser, Lana Turner toplines as a sick-in-the-head mother who has killed her husband and goes on to blight her bastard son's life, ultimately seeing that his child and…
A rather raunchy tale of two drifters who live off the land, women and small-time extortion and theft. Maybe a French road film, sometimes gritty, sometimes funny and even touching.
Freebie and the Bean stars Alan Arkin and James Caan as two allegedly 'funny' lawless lawmen. Richard Rush's tasteless film, from a spitball script by Robert Kaufman, utilized lots of stunt and…
Poisonous incitement to do-it-yourself law enforcement is the vulgar exploitation hook on which Death Wish is awkwardly hung. Charles Bronson stars as a husband-turned-assassin after his wife is…
California Split is an aimless, strung-out series of vignettes starring George Segal and Elliott Gould as compulsive gamblers. The film is technically and physically handsome, all the more so for…
Black Belt Jones reteams the Enter the Dragon producing team and director Robert Clouse, also Jim Kelly, this time heading the cast. The story strand pits a group of graceful black martial arts…