As a thinly disguised biopic of Aristotle Onassis and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - accent on thinly disguised - The Greek Tycoon has the conviction of its subject. It's a trashy, opulent, vulgar…
The Buddy Holly Story smacks of realism in almost every respect, from the dramaturgy involving Holly and his back-up band, The Crickets, to the verisimilitude of the musical numbers. Latter were…
Straight Time is a most unlikeable film because Dustin Hoffman, starring as a paroled and longtime criminal, cannot overcome the essentially distasteful and increasingly unsympathetic elements in the…
Revenge of the Pink Panther isn't the best of the continuing film series, but Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers on a slow day are still well ahead of most other comedic filmmakers.
Love Story is a tough act to follow, but Oliver's Story manages to hold its own. The continuation of Erich Segal's tale of fated lovers gets a sensitive and moving treatment from director and…
Lemon Popsicle takes place in Tel Aviv in the late 1950s. Three youths - Benz, Momo, and Yudaleh - have only girls on their mind, while the hit-parade on the radio (Elvis Presley) reflects their own…
Watching this picture a question keeps recurring: what would Woody Allen think of all this? Then you remember he wrote and directed it.
Charlton Heston is back in jeopardy. He's 60 miles off the coast of Connecticut stuck with 41 other sailors on the edge of an ocean canyon in a nuclear submarine, waiting for Stacy Keach to organize…
Eyes of Laura Mars is a very stylish thriller [from a story by John Carpenter] in search of a better ending.
Coming Home is in general an excellent Hal Ashby film which illuminates the conflicting attitudes on the Vietnam debacle from the standpoint of three participants. Jerome Hellman's fine production…
Brass Target, like The Eagle Has Landed , speculates on what might have happened to an historical figure in World War II had a given set of circumstances taken place.