Sex, humor and even a facsimile of style distinguish Michael Winner's entertaining remake of The Wicked Lady as a comedy-drama of rogue-ridden 17th-century England with Faye Dunaway an effective…
Gilbert & Sullivan's durable The Pirates of Penzance has been turned into an elaborate screen musical by basically the same hands responsible for Joseph Papp's smash New York Shakespeare Festival and…
The King of Comed y is a royal disappointment. To be sure, Robert De Niro turns in another virtuoso performance for Martin Scorsese, just as in their four previous efforts. But once again - and even…
Testament is an exceptionally powerful film dealing with the survivors of a nuclear war. Debuting director Lynne Littman brings an original approach to the grim material.
Bob Fosse takes another look at the underside of the success trip in Star 80, an engrossing, unsentimental and unavoidably depressing account of the short life and ghastly death of Playmate-actress…
Coproducer Menahem Golan reportedly hatched the idea for Sahara when Mark Thatcher, son of the British prime minister, disappeared in the desert during an international car rally.
As Jean-Luc Godard used contemplation of classical paintings to counterpoint calmly the fragmented cinematic prose-poetry style of his previous Passion, in First Name: Carmen he intersperses the main…
National Lampoon's Vacation is an enjoyable trip through familiar comedy landscapes.
An engaging idea - Dudley Moore as a successful, married shrink who becomes obsessed with a beautiful patient (Elizabeth McGovern) - is rendered inoperable by Marshall Brickman's witless script and…
The Jaws cycle has reached its nadir with this surprisingly tepid [Arrivision] 3-D version.
This North Carolina-lensed teenage comedy nimbly pumps new life into the overdone high school hijinks genre.